Discovering the Sweet Mysteries of Chocolate
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Neuroscience For Kids - sweet mysteries of chocolate discovering the sweet mysteries of chocolate Discovering the Sweet Mysteries of Chocolate Neuroscience for Kids Staff Writer The ancient Mayans and Aztecs of the Americas consumed chocolate. These people drank cacao, or the chocolate bean, which was ground into hot water, like the hot chocolate we drink today. However, their cacao was rather bitter and had chilies in it. For those of us who hoard our chocolate candies, it is easy to understand why the Mayans and Aztecs used cacao beans as currency. Imagine using candies instead of coins!
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