"In the Mood" Foods
Ever since Aphrodite, Greek Goddess of Love, appeared on the scene in mythology, modern-day diners have been trying to bring her back to the dinner table. We can help.
The Aztecs called chocolate the "food of the gods", perhaps because it contains chemicals thought to affect neurotransmitters in the brain. Chocolate also contains a caffeine-related compound called theobromine, which acts as a mild stimulant. Whether it was their minds or their hearts racing after nibbling on the rich treat, we're confident that everyone left the ancient dessert buffet happy.