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Don'T Skip Your Chocolate

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Chocolate causes Serotonin (the chemical that makes you feel good emotionally) to increase Eliminating chocolate entirely is as difficult to do as quitting smoking, because if you eliminate chocolate, you'll want that serotonin fix even more How do you get more Serotonin? Smoking increases Serotonin in your body, but NO ONE would recommend you start smoking - or smoke more if you already do What else? Carbohydrates! All you have to do is fill up with cake & icing to raise your Serotonin, right?

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NOT! To get the Serotonin levels you need & train your body to get by on lower levels, adjust your chocolate intake What has worked for me is to switch to a darker chocolate (Hershey's Dark Kisses?) & eat one at a time I let each one completely melt I have gone from 12 down to needing just 4 a day.
- Submitted by POPEYETHETURTLE 1/18/2011 in Healthy Eating | 2 Comments
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PICKANYNAME 1/19/2011 8:40:00 PM

    There is ALWAYS a bar of 72% in my pantry!!!! NOBODY in this house would want me to be without chocolate .... especially the week before my TOM!!
STORMY724 1/19/2011 5:58:00 AM

    I have 10 grams (about 21 pieces) Hershey's Special Dark chocolate chips a day and like you, I let each one melt in my mouth before having another. It takes from 10-15 minutes to consume them all, longer if I am reading or watching TV and forget to take the next one immediately.

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