Do you people remember a time when chocolate was synonyms with bad eating habits, tooth decay and thought that chocolate was only meant as a dessert? Well in terms of chocolate advancement, that was the stone age of chocolate. Recent studies have revealed so much about the diverse properties of chocolate that we will probably have to write a whole book on it before we can clearly decipher each and every good aspect. Today you cannot say that chocolate can give you tooth decay because in moderate amounts, chocolate is actually good for your health. Today you cannot say that chocolate is merely a dessert because it is invariably used in other dishes like chilli all around the world. And you can certainly not say that eating chocolate is a bad and unhealthy manner of living, it actually helps the human body. And this is only just the beginning. This article will aim to unveil at least ten different uses of chocolate that will make you eyes pop out so do read on.
10. As Body Paint : Uses of Chocolate
It has now come to the point that believe it or not, chocolate is being produced as body paint as well. Now we do not know who the clientele of this product would be or what they would even use such body paint for. Body paint in chocolate cannot be used as war paint that much we know because no sooner are you out in the field, you will be covered in ants and bees. So whatever use you put it too, a little birdie tells us that the results are amazing.
9. As Cash
Now that we are done with the slightly awkward activity in which chocolate can become handy, let us now move on to the more professional ones. Remember the old Mayan people? Well it appears that the Mayan people were the first to discover chocolate in the form of cocoa beans. At that time they were so high priced that cocoa beans were actually used as hard cash like gold bars and gold coins were used. Isn’t that amazing? Imagine you have the ability to buy tons of amazing clothes in exchange for a bar of Lindt? How amazing would that be?
8. For covering Bacon
Now people who really like bacon will not really appreciate this particular use of chocolate but yes, chocolate can be used to cover bacon and it is done so in so many different countries around the world. People who have gotten used to chocolate covered bacon will not have it any other way. Go figure!
7. For Good Health
This is perhaps the most sought after benefit of chocolate. It has recently been discovered that a certain extract of the cocoa beans is more efficient at keeping your teeth healthy in comparison to fluoride! We know it is shocking but it is the truth so keep your eyes peeled and be on a look out. No more tooth-decaying-chocolate ladies and gentlemen.
6. For a Healthy Colon
If you thought that chocolate being better than fluoride for our teeth was a ground breaking news then wait till you learn that chocolate can actually help in cleansing of your colon and keeping it healthy. The trick is to pick dark chocolate and add it to your diet. You will be digesting better in no time.