Chocolate



Nutrition Information*
Serving size: 100 (100g)
Based on a 2000 calorie diet

DV %

25.3
--
19.9
22
52.6
0
7.8
0.7


Calories: 505
Total Sugars: 51.5g
Carb.: 59.6g
Fiber: 5.5g
Total Fats: 34.2g
Cholesterol: 0mg
Protein: 3.9g
Sodium: 16mg
*Data provided by USDA

Chocolate, which comes in many varieties, is a sweet confection that made from sugar, cocoa butter and and cocoa solids. It is often made into bars and eaten as a candy. Chocolate is a key ingredient in many baked goods such as cakes, brownies and cookies. It is also a major ingredient in many types of beverages, both hot and cold. Chocolate's low melting point makes it suitable for forming into a variety of shapes.

Chocolate is popular worldwide.

The consumption of chocolate has been linked to the release of serotonin in the brain, which produces the feelings of pleasure associated with eating chocolate.


Chocolate is often found in recipes that also contain coffee liqueur, cocoa powder, chocolate syrup, marshmallows, peppermint extract and matzo