TODAY is INTERNATIONAL CHOCOLATE DAY!
:: SMELL ::
The smell of chocolate increases theta brain waves, which trigger relaxation.
:: SIGHT ::
In the film Psycho, Alfred Hitchcock used Bosco chocolate syrup
for blood in the famous shower scene.
:: TASTE ::
The country whose people eat the most chocolate is Switzerland,
with 22 pounds eaten per person each year.
Americans consume approximately 12 pounds of chocolate,
putting them at 11th place.
:: BRAIN FOOD ::
Research suggests that dark chocolate boosts memory, attention span, reaction time, & problem-solving skills by increasing blood flow to the brain.
:: INCREASES PHYSICAL ACTIVITY ::
One chocolate chip can give a person enough energy to walk 150 feet.
:: AH! HA! ::
Hershey’s Kisses were first produced in 1907 & were shaped like a square.
A new machine in 1921 gave them their current shape.
So, have you had your CHOCOLATE today?