This week Reactions delved into the science of chocolate and pitted dark vs. milk. Who will be the victor when it comes to science? Only the chemistry thunder dome will tell...
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Chemistry of Chocolate book - https://muhammadsubchi.files.wordpress.com/2010/04/beckett-the_science-of-chocolate.pdf
Aphrodisiac? - http://www.compoundchem.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/The-Chemistry-of-Chocolate1-1024x724.png
Chocolate & Women’s Health - http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1743-6109.2006.00236.x/abstract
Phenylethylamine - http://asdn.net/asdn/chemistry/chemistry_of_love.php
PEA in Chocolate - https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3904499/
PEA in chocolate 2 - https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16506826
PEA Metabolizes - http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0002822399003077
Dogs and chocolate vid -https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X86co4E1NvE
Chocolate Melts - http://chocolate.mit.edu/science/
Flavor Chemistry of chocolate - http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1541-4337.12180/full
Flavor origins - http://www.popsci.com/science/article/2013-03/what-does-peruvian-criollo-chocolate-taste-infographic
Intake of Cacoa and Heart health - https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21903881
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