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Is It Possible to Overdose on Chocolate?

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Is It Possible to Overdose on Chocolate?
Chocolate poisoning points to a fundamental physiologic difference between man and man's best friend.

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Too much chocolate is bad for you

Too much chocolate is bad for you

Aside from obesity and cavities, here is why you shouldn't eat too much chocolate:

  • Chocolate in extremely large amounts can actually poison you. The poison comes...

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Theobromine and its effects on the body

  • Theobromine meddles with the nervous system, respiratory system, and the cardiovascular system. It may also cause excess urination.
  • With enormous amount it can: in...

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Dogs and chocolate

Chocolate is a good treat for yourself, but not for your dog.

  • Dogs can eat chocolate but only with a very small amount. Chocolate to dogs can be extremely poisonous....

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The more water you drink, the better

Water is necessary to life and a healthy beverage, but not in excessive quantities.

Your body can give you an indication of how much water it needs. It is better to drink to your thirst.

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“Detoxes” work

Your body can detoxify itself, provided you have a healthy liver and kidneys.

Detox diets may even harm you. Juices high in sugar can increase your blood sugar level. A juice fast may also lead to malnourishment.