Posts Tagged ‘chocolate’

chocolate haters

In light of yesterday’s blog re chocolate, I was surprised to find a number of chocolate haters out there.

I have nothing against them, but it appears they can get a bit prickly when it comes to chocolate appreciators. Or perhaps it’s just when appreciators get all prickly at them? You’ll have to decide for yourself. Personally, I don’t understand why anyone would try to force chocolate onto a non-chocolate eating person – less for us!

All I can say is, if you’re a chocolate hater… find your friends here.


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I’ve always worked under the assumption that chocolate made you feel good and helped avoid depression. But it turns out this might not be the case.

Apparently there are two types of chocolate eaters – cravers and emotional eaters. If you’re a craver, the news is good. You think of chocolate like a good glass of wine. If you’re an emotional eater, the news is not so good, and you could well be sending yourself into a worse depression after eating chocolate.

This ABC article, says that you’d need to eat a ‘whole truckload’ of chocolate to get the equivalent of one antidepressant tablet.

Well okay then, if that’s what it’s gonna take! (I’m obviously a craver, not an emotional eater I guess.)

Read the full article here.

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