Yes, we women do love our chocolate. Doctors have proven that chocolate increases serotonin, a neurotransmitter to our brains that puts us in a better mood. Chocolate can also help you sleep and reduce anxiety. I don’t need any more reasons to eat chocolate, do you?
A research study in Italy led them to believe chocolate love begin with women before birth. Babies heart rates and movements responded differently based on gender. Researchers ultimately believed receptors in women’s brains respond differently to flavor and compounds in chocolate.
There are some beliefs that there are ingredients in chocolate that make it addictive. I know I want something sweet after lunch and dinner. I love chocolate I created a Pinterest board called “Chocolate, Chocolate and More Chocoholic Dessert Survival” which pretty much sums up my addiction.