Ask any woman about her favorite food to indulge in, and the answer you're most likely get is chocolate. And why not? Luscious and decadent, chocolate is what most of us reach for when we're feeling sad, happy, or even a little bit naughty.
But chocolate isn't just an indulgence anymore. Studies have shown that chocolate can reduce your risk of contracting heart disease and lessen emotional stress. Add the fact that it contains chemicals that stimulates your brain's pleasure areas, and you have a lot of reasons to reach for your favorite chocolate bar.
If you're looking for new flavors or want to see what your favorite chocolate brand has to offer, this FN gallery has 40 variants for you to try.
The specialty chocolates featured in this article can be found in these stores:
- Heavenly Chocolates is located at Unit 1, Roces Centre, 127 Roces Avenue, Quezon City
- Machiavelli Chocolatier is located at Rustan’s Makati, Ground Floor, Essenses area, Glorietta 4
- Sinfully by Makati Shangri-la is located at 2/f Greenbelt 5, Ayala Center, Makati
For more sweet treats, check out these FN articles:
- Sweet Treats: 8 Delectable Dessert Recipes
- Sweet Delights: Patchi Comes to Manila
- New Study: Dark Chocolate Lessens Emotional Stress + 12 Top Brands' Calorie Counts
Find out what type of chocolate matches you personality by taking this FN quiz: