Dating in the dark summer
If you’re looking for a treat that will make your taste buds sing—and not send you running straight for the bathroom—skip this bar.Sure, this chocolate is USDA organic, fair-trade certified, non-GMO project verified, and vegan, but don’t let all those food label buzz-words distract you from the cold, hard truth: The majority of this bar is filled with sugar, not the brain-boosting, cancer-fighting cocoa you’re looking for.Sugar creates a spike in your blood glucose levels and is very quickly absorbed into your system, which tosses a bucket of water on your internal calorie-burning furnace.Don’t let the claim “Organic” plastered all over the bar be enough of a reason to buy this chocolate.So it’s completely understandable if you’re trying to reel in your sweet tooth a bit—just don’t use sugar-free sweets as a crutch.Instead of sugar, manufacturers (like Russell Stover) add in artificial sweeteners like Splenda and sugar alcohols like maltitol, which can have a laxative effect if eaten in excess.
The Taoists emphasize reclusion whilst Confucianists believe in the importance of engagement in life.
“Research is still ongoing about the effects of dark chocolate on the heart and how it affects overall health, but there is evidence to show that because of its antioxidants, it can be part of a healthy diet,” Nieca Goldberg, MD, cardiologist, Director of the Joan H.
Tisch Center for Women’s Health at NYU Langone Medical Center, tells Eat This, Not That! “I tell my patients about an ounce a day can help with their overall health, as part of a well-balanced diet rich in fruits, vegetables, and whole grains, especially if it replaces more indulgent cravings.
The concept of Yin and Yang became popular with the work of the Chinese school of Yinyang which studied philosophy and cosmology in the 3rd century BCE.
The principal proponent of the theory was the cosmologist Zou Yan (or Tsou Yen) who believed that life went through five phases ( In Chinese mythology, Yin and Yang were born from chaos when the universe was first created and they are believed to exist in harmony at the centre of the Earth.