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How I Quit Junk Food Cold Turkey

Maureen Anderson | Posted 02.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Maureen Anderson

Variety may be the spice of life, but it seems to be the undoing of eating well. It's much easier to call it good when the choices are limited. Subject someone to a buffet and there's a tendency to want to at least sample everything -- and to go back for seconds, and thirds, and fourths.

Health Benefits of Quality Cacao

Lilian Cheung, D.Sc., R.D. | Posted 01.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Lilian Cheung, D.Sc., R.D.

If the past is any indicator (and usually it is), deprivation is not a sustainable solution to the chocolate overdose. Instead, let's begin with a mental makeover: All chocolate is not inherently unhealthy.

Why Chocolate Makes You Smarter: It's Proven!

Randi Hutter Epstein, MD, MPH | Posted 12.29.2012 | Science
Randi Hutter Epstein, MD, MPH

People believe studies that confirm their suspicions. So here's a study that I think has to be true, even if the author wrote it a bit facetiously: According to a study in The New England Journal of Medicine, if you eat a lot of chocolate, you up your chances of getting a Nobel Prize.

48 Ways To Get Your Dark Chocolate Fix

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 10.27.2014 | Taste

Come join the dark side.

Chocolate Zucchini Cake

Jessie Roberts | Posted 11.03.2012 | Taste
Jessie Roberts

I have a confession: I don't like vegetables. As an adult, I understand their importance and the nutritional value they bring, but I just can't get over my childlike aversion to anything green and slimy.

Flourless Dark Chocolate Pistachio Bites

Amie Valpone | Posted 10.14.2012 | Taste
Amie Valpone

Take the flavor of dark chocolate to the max with this healthy flour-less chocolate pistachio cupcake recipe. These tiny bites are delicious -- they're dairy-free and gluten-free and perfect for an allergy-friendly birthday party or an evening treat.

Dark Chocolate: The Verdict Is In, From Joy Bauer (WATCH)

Posted 08.21.2013 | Home

Have you ever wondered if eating dark chocolate is beneficial to your health? I know I have! Health and nutrition expert Joy Bauer gave a definitive a...

Another Reason Why Dark Chocolate (In Moderation!) Is Good For You

Posted 04.30.2012 | Healthy Living

Hooray! -- even more research shows why dark chocolate (in moderation) has heart-healthy benefits. Researchers from San Diego State University con...

The Chocolate Wars

Julie Gerstenblatt | Posted 06.20.2012 | Home
Julie Gerstenblatt

Let's agree to agree: chocolate is delicious, and it's also good for you. But, like all great love stories, this one has a twist: in order to reap any health benefits, the chocolate you eat should be dark, dark, dark.

Dandelion Chocolate: Discover the Real Flavor of Chocolate (Video)

Liza de Guia | Posted 05.22.2012 | Home
Liza de Guia

"I think what we're doing is important, it's important for chocolate. And it's important for us that this type of chocolate is known about." Meet Tod...

K Chocolatier: L.A.'s Premium Chocolate Fix

Scott Bridges | Posted 04.16.2012 | Los Angeles
Scott Bridges

You would never know that Diane Kron has been creating some of the world's finest chocolates for nearly 40 years. Kron's passion for perfection and her devotion to her customers has kept her from aging. Or maybe it's the chocolate.

Dark Chocolate's Heart Health Benefits Are Bittersweet

Michael Stanclift, N.D. | Posted 04.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Michael Stanclift, N.D.

It's Valentine's Day, and chocolate is bound to be around us. We love the stuff, and recent studies suggest it may be one of the foods that loves us back.

PHOTOS: An Aerospace Engineer's Chocolate Factory & Rum Distillery

Jade Doskow | Posted 04.14.2012 | Home
Jade Doskow


WATCH: Did Someone Say Vegan Chocolate Pudding?

Posted 01.12.2012 | Latino Voices

Organic dark chocolate over 70% cacao is not only sexy and delicious, but good for you. Cacao contains over 300 identifiable chemical compounds in...

Service With a Smile Chocolate Dipped Orange Peel

Miranda Levenstein | Posted 02.04.2012 | Home
Miranda Levenstein

range and chocolate are one of the all-time great combos, and there is real satisfaction in making something chocolate shop worthy.

Taste Test: Which Dark Chocolate Reigns Supreme?

Kitchen Daily | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

After finding the best milk chocolates in one of our most popular taste tests, our editors thought it only fair to find the best dark chocolates on th...

How Long Does Chocolate Make You Feel Good?

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 12.11.2011 | Home
Dr. Susan Albers

Ever have a stressful day and think to yourself, "A piece of chocolate would make me feel better"? In part, you may be onto something. Chocolate makes us feel good -- temporarily.

A Radically New Way to Enjoy Chocolate

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 11.26.2011 | Home
Dr. Susan Albers

Can you eat chocolate while you are losing or managing your weight? Yes! Would life be any fun without chocolate? No! My goal is to teach you the ins and outs of how to eat chocolate mindfully.

Dark Chocolate 'May Improve Health In Similar Way To Exercise'

PA | Posted 11.14.2011 | Home

Those who would rather eat chocolate than exercise can take heart from new research that suggests one is as good as the other. Scien...

Massive Dark Chocolate Taste Test

KitchenDaily | KitchenDaily Editors | Posted 10.17.2011 | Home

After finding the best milk chocolates in one of KitchenDaily's most popular taste tests, our editors thought it only fair to find the best dark choco...

Magic Choc: Non-Melting, Non-Messy Chocolate

Posted 09.12.2011 | Home

UK-based innovation company The In Thing claims to have developed the world's first non-melting chocolate, Magic Choc ("squish it, shape it, eat it!)....

The FaithFul Shopper: Choices for Chocoholics

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 06.15.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

It's time to revisit where to buy the world's best treat -- chocolate. Whether you love your chocolate light and sweet, or dark and bitter, there are plenty of places old and new to indulge.

How To Taste Dark Chocolate | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

How do you eat dark chocolate? Well, put it in your mouth and chew, of course. It's creamy, sweet, bitter, and probably very enjoyable. But what if yo...

The Faithful Shopper: Sweet Treats for Sweet Times

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

With Passover under way and Easter coming this Sunday, I can't help but turn my attention to one of the sweeter things in life -- chocolate. And New York doesn't disappoint.

Jeni's Splendid Ice Cream: Just in Time for a Randomly Warm Spring

Claire Thomas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Claire Thomas

Jeni's Splendid Ice Cream blends French patisserie technique with American farm-to-table sensibilities and the results are delicious.