Chocolate - Research Article from Drugs, Alcohol, and Tobacco

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Chocolate

Chocolate is an ingredient of many popular treats, such as candies, baked goods, hot drinks, and ice cream. It is prepared, often as a paste, from the roasted crushed seeds (called cocoa beans) of the South American cacao tree (Theobroma cacao). Chocolate contains theobromine and caffeine, both of which produce a mild stimulating effect. The word "chocoholic" was coined to describe people especially attracted to chocolate flavor.

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