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Minarets? No Thanks, We're Swiss

Hisham Wyne | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Hisham Wyne

Europe is creeping towards old habits of intolerance. Fascism has found a happy home in Europe before, and there are days when it appears contemporary Europe suffers nostalgia.

Dark Chocolate May Improve Metabolic Stress Response, Nestlé Researchers Say

Medical News Today | Catharine Paddock | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

A new study by Nestlé researchers suggests that eating a few pieces of dark chocolate every day may improve the metabolic response of people who repo...

Chocolate: Truly The Food Of The Gods

Christina Pirello | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christina Pirello

Originally consumed as a hot liquid, either thick or thin, laced through with hot spice and cinnamon, chocolate tasted nothing like the cloyingly sweet candy we call chocolate today.

The Top 10 Foods for Great Sex

Christina Pirello | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christina Pirello

Wining and dining a date will more likely result in a great night's sleep rather than a great romp in the sack. To really get things going, you need to stimulate your 'circuitry,' your nervous and circulatory systems.

7 Healthy Reasons To Enjoy Chocolate--Without the Guilt!

Dr. Patricia Fitzgerald | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Patricia Fitzgerald

It might not be much of a surprise when we read about how eating broccoli can lower the risk of certain cancers, or how loaded with antioxidants fruit...

How Sweet It Is: Good News About Chocolate and Cocoa

Dr. Nicholas Perricone | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Nicholas Perricone

The darker the chocolate, the greater the cocoa content and thus, the higher the health-promoting flavonoid content.

Chocolate: The 10 Truths

Janice Taylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Janice Taylor

Know Your Limits: Plan on your one square of excellent dark chocolate per day, no more than one-ounce, and again make it a ritual of beauty, peace and empowerment.

If He Brings The Chocolate Body Frosting, Is Dessert On Me?

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Diane Tucker

But for me, the big shocker was discovering body frosting at my corner Rite-Aid drug store. Who knew mainstream America was so sensual?

Valentine's Day: A Chocolate State of Mind

Karen Leland | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Karen Leland

I consulted my trove of chocolate cookbooks to see what delicious deserts I could whip up in honor of Robert Steinberg's life and just in time for Valentine's Day.

Ethical Chocolate Worth Craving

Josie Garthwaite | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Josie Garthwaite

But chocolate made with an eye to its social and environmental impact needn't taste virtuous, as Sierra Club staffers recently found out.

New Study: Eating Dark Chocolate Daily Helps Heart Stay Healthy

Live Science | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

A small square of dark chocolate daily protects the heart from inflammation and subsequent heart disease, a new study of Italians suggests. Milk choc...

Nestle To Open Chocolate Research Center

Bloomberg | Thomas Mulier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Nestle SA, the world's largest maker of dark chocolate, will open a Swiss research center that will develop new chocolate products to meet anticipated...

"Dark Milk" Chocolate Reinvents Classic Treat

New York Times | Julia Moskin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Chocolate's dark mood is lightening at last. Until recently, midnight-black, bittersweet bars with punishing percentages of cacao were, like coffee a...