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The Science of Chocolate

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Theobroma cacao, the name of the tree chocolate comes from, means "food of the gods."


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Key Facts In This Video

  1. Here's the difference between chocolate and cocoa: 00:24

  2. Chocolate can have an aphrodisiac-like affect in some men. 02:19

  3. Cats die less from chocolate because they can't taste the sweetness, so they're less enticed by it. 03:14