Happy Chocolate Day 2017: Every chocolate has its significance; know them before gifting it

By: | Published: February 9, 2017 6:31 PM

Well, all these kinds of chocolates are delight to have, but have you ever though about the significance and importance of different kinds of chocolates available in the market.

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As the Valentine’s week is in its full swing and the ambiance of love can be felt in the air, celebrate today (Chocolate Day) with treating your partner with the tastiest chocolates of his/ her choice. Everyone has a slightly different taste when it comes to chocolates. Some like dark, some white, some like milky bars while some like fruits and nuts filled within.

Well, all these kinds of chocolates are delight to have, but have you ever though about the significance and importance of different kinds of chocolates available in the market. Here is a list of some varieties of chocolates along with their importance and health benefits for your reference:

Dark chocolate
Prepared especially from the seed of cocoa tree, dark chocolates are one of the best sources of antioxidants available to us. As per various researches, it is said that consuming dark chocolate can improve health, immune and lower the risk of heart related disease.

Milk chocolate
One of the oldest and the classy variety of chocolates that is made largely from Cocoa beans and butter, sugar, condensed milk and other optional materials, milk chocolates are not just good at taste, but also works as a stimulator to brain. It ingredients helps increase your stamina and also excites your emotions. However, it comes along with high-fat content and sugar.

Semi-sweet chocolate
One of the most versatile format of chocolates with around 35 per cent purity. These chocolates have cocoa butter and sugar added to it.

Unsweetened chocolate
Unsweetened chocolates are the purest form of chocolates with no sugar added. Gifting this to your partner would surely be a guilt free treat as it comes with no side effects and have a bunch of heath benefits such as increasing brainpower and enhancing health of arteries.

Organic chocolates
These types of chocolates are made with all organic ingredients such as cocoa beans, sugar, milk, buts, fruits and others. These ingredients are not treated with synthetic fertilisers, herbicides or any pesticides. These chocolates deduces the risk of cancer as it is said to have a cancer-fighting antioxidants.

White Chocolate
These are not technically chocolates as it does not contain any chocolate liquor unlike others. These contain only 20 per cent of cocoa butter and 14 per cent milk including sugar as per required.

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Bittersweet chocolate
These type of chocolates are nearly 35 per cent pure with a very minimal amount of sugar added. It is largely used for baking purposes and a very few people like eating it because of its bitter state.

Ground Chocolate
This is the latest addition to the chocolate family and is used for making drinks. It is nothing but a regular eating chocolate in the form of powder.

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