Bittersweet Chocolate Day

January 2, 2012 by  
Filed under Chocolate Holidays

Holiday Name: Bittersweet Chocolate Day
Holiday Celebration: January 10

Bittersweet ChocolatesBittersweet chocolate is a sweetened form of dark chocolate that does not contain milk. According to FDA standards, bittersweet chocolate must contain at least 35 percent chocolate liquor.

Research shows that daily consumption of bittersweet chocolate is actually quite good for you. It contains antioxidant compounds and flavonoids, helps lower blood pressure, and helps protect your heart.

So go ahead and eat a few pieces of bittersweet chocolate today and everyday to celebrate Bittersweet Chocolate Day!

Take a look at the Ye Olde Time Chocolates Shoppe for bittersweet chocolates.

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