September 13 is “International Chocolate Day.”
And this is not one of those made-up days like “National Bassoon Players Day.” No, this is a real holiday! The U.S. National Confectioners Association has proclaimed September 13 the official day to celebrate “the food of the gods” and to observe the birthday of Milton S. Hershey, founder of The Hershey Chocolate Company and the company town of Hershey, Pennsylvania.
So here are my favorite chocolate-covered columns and cartoons:
Dark chocolate is good for you
Here are reasons to heartily celebrate today::
• Dark chocolate protects against diabetes
• Dark chocolate improves brain blood flow
• Dark chocolate improves emotional well-being
• Dark chocolate lowers bad cholesterol
• Dark chocolate improves sex life
Read about the amazing medical benefits of dark chocolate. Really!
Exposé: Chocolate diamonds not real chocolate!
I know! I’m shocked too, but here’s some good news on chocolate diamonds.
Have a wonderful, chocolate-filled day!
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