Now, this was a problem, no red M&M, because as the story goes, parents used to teach their children about road safety using M&M chocolate. Without red M&M’s the parents could not use this technique to teach their children about road safety. I should mention that the reason why there were no red M&Ms is that the red M&M, the dye that they used was a dye that people believed was carcinogenic. This referred to red dye number two , which is carcinogenic. But in fact, the dye that was used was red dye number 40 (not carcinogenic) But in any case, in 1987 , it was put back in the package. Rolling Stones, and Aerosmith say that they needed M&Ms as well, but only the those of a specific color. This was done to ensure that the client read the whole contract. There's some interesting chemistry associated with the Cherry Blossom. Actually, if you look at the list of ingredients, There is some sugar, but there is no chocolate butter . You notice that it is made from vegetable fat, palm oil and the like, But what is worth mentioning there is you notice that there is something known as invertase . Well, what happened is that the cherry is packed into sugar, and in the presence of the enzyme invertase, the sugar gets converted into invert sugar , which is a mixture of glucose and fructose. So eventually, the sugar, around the cherry sort of melts out, you get a gooey substance. Godiva (Belgian) has been bought, supposedly, by Campbell's Soup. -- criollo Porcelana and Ocumare that comes from Venezuela – most expensive chocolate in the world
Now, this is supposedly the most expensive chocolate in the world. And it is wrapped in gold, which makes it really interesting. I don't know if you're supposed to eat the wrapping or not. Chocolate can suppress coughing Chocolate and health? Chocolate is not associated with dermatological problems (such as acne) It can lead to hart burn however, Gastro Esophogeal Reflux Disorder , there is a valve at the beginning of the stomach which prevents the content from coming back up. Chocolate relaxes (LES) this valve, making it vulnerable to have GERD. Chocolate is associated with tooth decay as it is rich in sugar and in combination with ( s mutans Lactic acid & Plaque) attack the enamel in our teeth. Chocolate also does contain some anti bacterial agents (might fight off s mutans). Although it is anecdotal ppl claim to get migraines after chocolate. With regards to coughing, chocolate does help to suppress couching as is full of sugar tends to smoothen throat (decreasing irritation). Also has theobromine , which suppresses the cough signal. Due to this chemical it can be harmful to animals they don’t have the ability to metabolize theobromine. One of the fat in chocolate ( stearic acid ) is neutral in increasing blood cholesterol Good HDL Cholesterol Bad LDL Cholesterol Worse Oxidized LDL Cholesterol Chocolate is rich in antioxidants and flavonoids , which prevent the conversion of LDL to oxidized LDL cholesterol . Increases the levels of nitric oxide, which in turns lowers the blood pressure. Mars tried marketing these antioxidants CocoaVia.
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