Why Women Love Chocolate

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Oh ladies, we love to treat ourselves with chocolate, but have you ever wondered why it doesn't seem to have the same effect on the dudes?

According to About.com ,40 percent of women report craving chocolate, while only 15 percent of men do. What’s the deal? Some researchers say chocolate releases dopamine, a substance which peaks during orgasms in the female brain.

The ladies' love for cocoa could also go back to when we lived in caves. The Elite Daily says in caveman times men went out and hunted, while women were gatherers. This could explain why guys focus on meat and women on sweets.

The Huffington Post says another the reason women reach for chocolate when they have PMS or are going through a breakup could be thanks to the movies. You might not really want that box of candy, you just think you should thanks to all the messages in our current culture.

Just a little food for thought.

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