For most of my life if there was a choice between hot, medium and mild for how spicy a dish was, I always picked mild, no question. But about 12 years ago I started to slowly change my mind and my palate when it came to warming up to cayenne peppers.
According to recent studies, raw chocolate can help prevent heart disease and cancer. In their article Cocoa nutrient for ‘lethal ills’, Michelle Roberts points out that epicatechin, a flavonoid in chocolate, seems to lower the risk of heart disease, stroke, cancer and diabetes. This nutrient is believed to relax blood vessels and improve blood flow, … Read more