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Chocolate Durga to usher in festive season

Chocolate Durga to usher in festive season

In a culinary tribute to the seasoned Kumartuli potters, a private hotel here has unveiled a six-feet idol of goddess Durga carved out of nearly 600 kg of chocolate.

Sep 19, 2017, 07:23 AM IST
Chocolate cravings may be a cultural norm: Study

Chocolate cravings may be a cultural norm: Study

Researchers from University at Albany in the US tested the surprising, yet increasingly compelling hypothesis that menstrual chocolate cravings may be a culture-bound construct.

Sep 04, 2017, 14:56 PM IST
Dark chocolate enriched with extra virgin olive oil may improve heart health: Study

Dark chocolate enriched with extra virgin olive oil may improve heart health: Study

Olive oil-enriched chocolate was associated with significantly increased high-density lipoprotein or "good" cholesterol and decreased blood pressure compared to baseline.

Aug 30, 2017, 13:44 PM IST
Diabetes an obstacle for chocolate cravings? Compound in cocoa may help fight blood sugar!

Diabetes an obstacle for chocolate cravings? Compound in cocoa may help fight blood sugar!

When a person has diabetes, their body either does not produce enough insulin or does not process blood sugar properly. 

Aug 28, 2017, 12:51 PM IST
Love your coffee? Brew it together with chocolate to improve your attention span!

Love your coffee? Brew it together with chocolate to improve your attention span!

The study has claimed that a cup of coffee, brewed along with chocolate could help enhance your attentiveness.

Mar 07, 2017, 19:11 PM IST
Eating chocolates, chewing gums harmful for intestines, warns study

Eating chocolates, chewing gums harmful for intestines, warns study

A common food addictive found in both gums and chocolates can mitigate the ability of small intestine cells.

Feb 17, 2017, 16:26 PM IST
High intake of saturated fats may up heart disease risk

High intake of saturated fats may up heart disease risk

Regular consumption of such major saturated fatty acids can increase the risk of coronary heart disease.

Nov 24, 2016, 14:24 PM IST
Kill your chocolate craving with new supplement

Kill your chocolate craving with new supplement

 Want to stop craving for mouth-watering desserts? No worries as eating a powdered food supplement -- based on a molecule produced by bacteria in the gut -- can reduce craving for high-calorie foods such as chocolates, cakes and pizzas.

Jul 02, 2016, 18:36 PM IST