Tag Archives: chocolate

Will Eating Chocolate Make You Smarter

Here is another study reported in a well respected peer reviewed Journal, Hypertension, that I find difficult to accept. The study reported that older people with mild thinking impairment benefited from drinking a cocoa beverage rich in flavanol.   The subjects who participated did better on a series of cognition tests that included memory and… Read More »

From stevia-sweetened gummy bears to porous chocolate, how candy companies are responding to the war on sugar

The movement to kick sugar out of diets has been steadily growing since 2014 when the World Health Organization recommended limiting sugar intake to 10 per cent of an adult’s daily calories, and just 5 per cent to yield “additional benefits.” A growing body of scientific studies have linked sugar to diabetes, liver disease, obesity… Read More »

GBBO vegan baking special: dark chocolate tart on a nut, cardamon and coconut butter crust

To keep up with our Great British Bake Off addiction, Olivier Sanchez shares one of his favourite vegan tart recipes in the lead up to GBBO’s vegan week. And it’s also gluten free  This recipe is so easy to make and it is free from refined sugars, wheat flour, and dairy; and requires barely any… Read More »