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Why is chocolate box said to be the perfect gift for any occasion

2016-09-28
By: ChocolakWorld
Posted in: Chocolatier
Why is chocolate box said to be the perfect gift for any occasion

Chocolate is something which is loved by one and all across the globe, regardless of any national or international boundaries and it is difficult to resist gorging on whenever seen. This delicious stuff is available in a huge variety like bars, mix flavors, praline, assorted, couture, among others and their taste can be enhanced using ingredients such as cheese, olives, dry fruits, coffee and more.

Although simpler, chocolates are ideal to make any special occasion even more memorable and wonderful. Nowadays, chocolates also serve as a gift for different festivals in different cultures all through the year. Whether it is a graduation party, baby shower, birthday party, wedding reception, Christmas celebration, promotion or any other occasion, you will come across a lot of online chocolate gift stores around the world, offering a wide range of chocolate varieties to pick from.

Check out the 3 big reasons why gifting chocolate box is an ideal option

Chocolate is a sign of love

You will hardly hear someone saying that he/she does not like chocolates. Chocolates are the most delighting treats under the sun that can boost your mood the moment you see it. Be it hot cocoa, nuts, truffle, milk chocolate or a dark one, in any form, it only expresses desire, love, and indulgence in every bite. Also, there are several ideas and designs to personalize on how you wish to present your chocolate box gift, which makes it a unique way of symbolizing your love and appreciation for your dear ones.

Chocolate indicates luxury

A neat and creative artwork packing of a chocolate box is always attractive compared to any other gift article. They are a cost-effective yet upmarket option, which would create an impression that you keep pace with the changing times. Moreover, it is also observed that you might get confused or mess up with the quality and presentation of some other gift, during the festive season, but with chocolates, you do not have to bother about it.

Chocolate is good for health

Even scientifically, it is proven that dark chocolates reduce anxiety and improve serotonin secretion that elevates mood and improves mental well-being. Also, eating certain dark chocolates prevents heart diseases, diabetes, joint problems, allergies and pre-menstrual tension. In many cases, chocolates help in shedding weight as they are a good source of rich antioxidants, sea salts, omega 3 and other multivitamins.

To Conclude

Hence, it is a wise choice to buy chocolate boxes online to present special ones as they look good, make you feel good and very importantly, they taste good. Also, next time when you are thinking of a fantastic gift for your kith and kin, try to think of buying a chocolate box and getting it delivered without trouble and it will certainly make their day.

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Keith Ayoob
09/30/16 05:40:45PM @keith-ayoob:

First, I agree with you in general that a box of chocolates is a perfect gift.  But the nutrition science nerd in me (and it's also my profession, so I've been probably overly educated and am a certified nerd in this field) wants to qualify some of your comments.

The health research on cocoa is terrific but not absolute.  Any cocoa processed with alkali (Dutched) loses nearly all of its antioxidants, yet it comprises a fair amount of what many people consume.  Even minimally handled cocoa, while it seems to lower risk, possibly due to it's high flavanoid content, cannot be said to prevent all the conditions you noted.  Believe me, you won't believe how much I wish it could.  As for weight loss, consumption may be "associated" with a lower body weight in some studies, the "cause-and-effect" relationship cannot be made -- yet.  As for the omega-3 fat content, the majority of the fat in chocolate is saturated (palmitic and stearic acids).  That said, it doesn't seem to raise "bad" cholesterol either.  In terms of aiding weight loss, calories still count, so if you overeat it and don't balance elsewhere, it'll contribute to weight gain.  I do like to emphasize to weight-loss patients who love chocolate however, that an ounce of dark chocolate is only about 160 calories and can be far more satisfying than a slice of cake and at far fewer calories.  To get the real health benefits however, it really needs to be 70% cocoa content.  Lower than that is fine for taste, but I tend to move it to the category of "candy", even if it's still lower in sugar than many other candy.

Here's where I express what is strictly my opinion.  With chocolate, quality is everything.  Price doesn't guarantee quality, but the good stuff usually does cost more, so it's less accessible.  It's worth it if you think of it in terms of the experience.  When people think I'm crazy for spending US $15 on an 80-gram bar of Criollo I tell them it'll last a few days (OK maybe only two days) than the fancy bottle of wine for which they paid more and that will disappear in a few hours.  I say score one for the chocophiles. 

I say this in a very friendly manner.  I just tend to take things like health claims seriously.  As a health professional, I'm ethically bound to be very evidence-based, and I never want to over-extend claims because it's too easy for people to misinterpret, which leads to misinformation.  With the best regards,


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