‘Happy hormone’ choco a hit Valentine’s gift


Chocolates are good Valentine’s Day gift because its sweetness is believed to make romantic relationships sweet.

But for the Cacao City store at the Pasalubong Center in Palma Gil St., Davao City, the chocolate gifts on its shelves are in demand because it also promotes good health.

“It is an anti-oxidant. It is energy-boosting. At the same time, it releases happy hormones, yung endorphins na yon,” said Emma Dionglay, OIC of the store.

Endorphins are chemicals released into the brain when eating chocolate and give that feeling of less stress and pain, according to studies.

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