The Hidden Benefits of Chocolate
Shawn Stevenson Keynotes - The topic of the keynotes by Shawn Stevenson focus on the health benefits of cocoa in its most raw...
Starting his speech with a brief but very interesting historical review of the Aztec Empire and its people's knowledge and uses of cacao, he demonstrates how the chocolate we know and indulge in today is very different from chocolate in the past. The Aztecs however, knew that there were extremely special and remarkable qualities about this food. Stevenson describes these benefits as "[bordering] on miraculous."
In addition to being the most effective ant-oxidant, it offers more vitamin C than any fruit, contain neuro-transmitters (which make you smarter) and dozens of medicinal purposes. Stevenson's health keynote offers a fascinating and unexpected exploration of chocolate.