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  • I know you’re probably thinking we’re lying just to sell more chocolate, but I promise the science is there. Around this time of year a tingly cough seems to make its way around. It doesn’t seem to be followed by the cold or flu, but also won’t always disappear with some over the counter medicati... View Post
  • We all know the news is riddled with fad diets, life changing foods, and often false information. Well I’ve got some good news and some more good news. Dark chocolate can have positive affects on cholesterol levels AND there’s science to prove this! I won’t bore you with the nitty gritty details ... View Post
  • Chocolate has been an ancient tradition in many cultures for centuries and is often associated with love. One of the first links between chocolate and falling in love was established by the Mayans, who discovered a ritual beverage made from cocoa mixed with water, black pepper, vanilla and spices... View Post
  • What Makes Chocolate Vegan?

    We get this question a lot and it's a great one! We've been inundated with the notion of creamy milk chocolate for decades so why would we think that chocolate is naturally vegan? As you know, cacao comes from a plant. The bean itself is a bit bitter. Cacao beans (or nibs found within the bean)... View Post
  • Calling all chocolate lovers! Join us each Thursday as we explain exactly why you should be eating dark chocolate every day for good health. Before we begin the journey, it's important to know why chocolate was so important in ancient Mesoamerican history. For centuries, its been used for its med... View Post
  • Happy New Year!  Looking for the easiest New Year's resolution ever? We have your answer...eat more dark chocolate! Eating 1 - 1.5 ounces of dark chocolate daily is good for you because chocolate may help to: 1. Lower blood pressure2. Boost HDL (good) cholesterol3. Curb your appetite and maintain... View Post
  • Just a little reminder to place your chocolate orders by December 21, 12 noon ET to ensure that you receive your chocolate gifts by December 24!Need help finding the perfect gift for someone? Email us at info@nicobellaorganics.com. In the meantime, these are our top suggestions: Mocha and/or Pepp... View Post
  • Late nights, Long days at work & Endless To-do List often equates to drinking large amounts of coffee. Before you stop reading this, thinking a dietitian is yelling at you for your coffee habit, I am actually reminding you that coffee is a very healthy beverage in its natural form. Did you k... View Post