Chocolate

Chocolate is the go-to food for saying 'love you,' but it also contains phenylethylamine and other chemicals which can act as a stimulant similar to the body's natural endorphins.

Dark Chocolate May Help Lower Blood Pressure

Here’s one more excuse to chomp down on that dark chocolate bar. It may help you lower your blood pressure.

08/17/2012

Foodie Gift Guide - coffee

Study Says Caffeine Cuts Skin Cancer Risk

To protect against skin cancer, doctors typically recommend smart sun habits like wearing sunscreen or staying indoors. A new study might add drinking coffee to the mix.

07/04/2012

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Food For Thought – 5 Foods To Enhance Brain Function

With Tax Day rapidly approaching, we need our minds to be sharp. Check out these tasty foods to help you think.

03/31/2012

Chocolate is the go-to food for saying 'love you,' but it also contains phenylethylamine and other chemicals which can act as a stimulant similar to the body's natural endorphins.

Study Finds Chocolate Helps People Stay Thin

What is the best way to stay thin? A new study found that it is exercising and eating a healthy diet full of… chocolate? Can that be right?

03/27/2012

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Pick-A-Side: What Would You Rather Give Up?

02/23/2012

Chocolate is the go-to food for saying 'love you,' but it also contains phenylethylamine and other chemicals which can act as a stimulant similar to the body's natural endorphins.

Study Says Dessert For Breakfast Can Help Weight Loss

Good news, dessert lovers. A new study suggests adding ice cream, cake, chocolate or cookies to your breakfast might actually help people lose weight.

02/23/2012

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No More King-Sized Snickers: Company To Set Calorie Limit

Fans of king-sized Snickers and Twix bars may want to stock up. The candy maker Mars Inc. reportedly is planning to impose a 250-calorie limit on its chocolate products by the end of next year.

02/16/2012

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Flowers & Candy: Tips For The Perfect Valentine’s Day

Flowers and candy are two of the most popular gifts, and CBS 11 News ventured out to find ways for you to celebrate your sweetheart without breaking the bank.

02/14/2012

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Get Your Chocolate Fix At Addison Chocolate Conference

Chocoholics, the wait is almost over. Chocolate Conference 2011 is just around the corner and it promises to bring a scrumptious schedule of classes, discussions, and demonstrations—and tastings–of all things chocolate.

08/17/2011

Grapevine Mills Mall

Family Fun Guide To Grapevine Mills

Some kids think that the mall is a real drag. But take them to Grapevine Mills Mall and they’ll be begging you to go back long before they’re teens.

07/22/2011

Chocolate Recipes For The Holidays

CBS 11 News stopped by J Dorian Chocilatier in Addison and watched as Doran Isenberg made a solid stacked chocolate Christmas tree and chocolate covered Corn Flakes. Check out those recipes and more.

12/08/2010

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