Medical & HealthAphrodisia and Toxicity of Chocolate

Aphrodisia and Toxicity of Chocolate

The aphrodisia and toxicity of chocolate is discussed in scientific terms for the homesteading family. While most people agree that chocolate is absolutely irresistible and tastes heavenly. One of those things is the idea that when some people consume chocolate it will cause them to be more amorous. This led many to claim that chocolate is an aphrodisiac and often referred to it as the love drug.

It also has a potentially nasty side, at least for canines and is thought to be life threatening.
Aphrodisia and Toxicity of Chocolate

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This article was written as a way to explain how neither one are very likely and the author uses chemistry as a way to explain it. By breaking the chemical makeup of chocolate and how much of the compounds that are in chocolate would be required to cause either condition to occur would be very difficult in normal situations.

Benefits of reading the Toxicity & Aphrodisia – the Chemistry of Chocolate Article

● The author uses chemistry to help debunk the myth that chocolate is an aphrodisiac

● The article also includes a couple of diagrams that depict that major chemical compounds in chocolate

● The article is written in an easy to read and understand even a layperson can understand

Chocolate is a comfort food, a sure-fire stand-by in times of stress, a common source of consolation when life has let us down, and a mood-enhancer and romance-inducer in positive circumstances…. but why does the human body respond to chocolate ?

Chocolate is poisonous to dogs; however, the hazard of chocolate to your dog depends on the type of chocolate, the amount consumed and your dog’s size. In large enough amounts, chocolate and cocoa products can kill your dog.

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Melissa Francis
Melissa Francis
Greetings! I'm Melissa Francis, the founder and primary contributor to The Homestead Survival. With over 20 years of experience in homesteading, sustainability, and emergency preparedness, I've dedicated my life to helping others achieve a simpler, more self-reliant lifestyle.


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