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The Love Chemicals of Chocolate: Anandamides

Anandamides is a brain lipid, a substance that mimics the affect that marijuana has on the brain. Anandamides is the chemical compound that scientists believe may be related to chocolate cravings. We know that women have more cravings than men and this is entirely a physical state. Chocolate cravings and bad moods are related to the menstrual cycle and eating chocolate can relieve this. Back to What Makes... read more

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