Wolfing Down Food Science

Indulging in Valentine’s Day candy? Emotional impacts of food

February 11, 2022 Paige Season 3 Episode 1
Wolfing Down Food Science
Indulging in Valentine’s Day candy? Emotional impacts of food
Show Notes

We are back!  This season we will be discussing nutrition through the lens of food science! You know that feeling you get when someone you care about gives you a box of chocolate?   According to the paper ‘Stress Exposure, Food Intake and Emotional State’ indicates that occasional consumption of a sweet, indulgent treat can positively impact stress levels.  Valentine’s Day chocolates have some interesting health benefits.  In this episode, we will explore some of the nutritional benefits of these Valentine’s candies and reminisce about elementary school valentine’s.

https://www.cocoavia.com/pages/cocoa-flavanols-benefits

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/26303312/

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