chocolate makes you live longer Jeanne Louise Calment lived to the age of 122—the oldest anyone has ever lived.
chocolate chips or butterscotch chips, walnuts or pecans, coffee or peanut butter or dried fruit…yes, the list goes on and on.
And the darker the chocolate, the better, as dark chocolate is rich in beneficial flavonoids and antioxidants.
c.1600, from Nahuatl xocolatl, possibly from xocolia "to make bitter" + atl "water." Brought to Spain by 1520, from thence to the rest of Europe. Originally a drink; as a paste or cake made of ground, roasted, sweetened cacao seeds, 1640s.
To a Coffee-house, to drink jocolatte, very good [Pepys, "Diary," Nov. 24, 1664].As a color from 1776. Chocolate chip is from 1940; chocolatier is attested from 1888.
Opium; big o (1950s+)