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    Phthalates, found in poultry and plastics, may inhibit testosterone production in men (http://1.usa.gov/YfiU3D). Women can pass their exposure on to their babies:

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    Eating chicken during pregnancy may affect the size and development of one's son's penis due to phthalate contamination of the meat.

    Rita GamanhoAnd to think that so many people eat loads of chicken and turkey thinking that it's healthier.52 minutes ago

    Valérie Laramée SaryanAnd that's why I avoid plastic toys! (And meat.)54 minutes ago

    Stephen TurnerIs that substance related to some artist pigments? Many companies offer water and / or oil colours with names like pthalo blue / green etc.18 minutes ago

    Cory GustovichBrett Wilson haha44 minutes ago

    One to two servings of berries a day may reduce cardiovascular disease risk by lowering arterial stiffness (http://1.usa.gov/ZoLFyM). Pair the berries with cocoa for a winning combination: Who’s got a cocoa berry recipe to share?

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    What do studies not funded by the chocolate industry show about the effect of cocoa on arterial health?

    Julia Jay HatchMy favorite nice cream is frozen bananas and wild blueberries, almond milk, cinnamon, nutmeg and cocoa powder. Whiz it up in a food processor, adding splashes of the milk until it's like soft serve. Sometimes I add a little maple syrup for added sweetness. YUMMY!3 hours ago

    Pamela MillerI put a tablespoon of unsweetened fair trade organic cocoa powder in my decaf coffee and almond milk every morning. No scientific data here, but did this over a six month period and my cholesterol dropped 20 points as well as my bad cholesterol.3 hours ago

    That Damn HippieWhat's your opinion on Carob vs. Cacao? Is one better or worse than the other?3 hours ago

    Marylou Posluszny SchollI have plain Greek yogurt, chia seeds, cocoa, cinnamon and fresh strawberries, blueberries for breakfast every morning! Best 200 calories of my day!2 hours ago

    Wyatt OringAdding berries & cocoa powder with green vegetables, almond milk plus a banana makes a mean smoothie!2 hours ago

    Kate NicholsonYay! Have berries and raw cacao on my porridge every morning (with walnuts:) )2 hours ago

    Cat MortimoreMmm now I feel even better about my blueberry cacao oatmeal every morning :)6 minutes ago

    Christina TaniosYes! I have lots of delicious smoothie recipes on my site; one of them is a chocolate berry smoothie - it's super yummy! I like to use raw cacao and organic strawberries, but feel free to add whatever berries you like! Enjoy :). http://christinatanios.com/recipes/breakfast/33 minutes ago

    Brenda MarshallBetter read this review of cocoa testing before adding cocoa to anything! Avoid contaminants and heavy metals! https://consumerlab.com/reviews/…37 minutes ago

    Jaen Martensis sure she can come up with something.......Cocoa raspberry sorbet sweetened with apple sauce and or stevia...well that only took about a minute. :-)1 hour ago

    IJonás Callewærthttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FKquP2FSEqY1 hour ago

    Bhima BowdenBlack Forest smoothie anyone?1 hour ago

    Laura HendersonI soak rolled oats in soymilk and 1T of cacao overnight. Put berries on top !1 hour ago

    Lynsey MentierMe! Loads! Free recipes for everyone! Tonic Nutrition on Facebook and tonic_nutrition on Instagram. Let me know which is your favourite!2 hours ago

    Liz JonesMy grocery store sells a flax-cocoa-dehydrated berry mix. No added sugar. It's by Linwood, I think? I sprinkle a little on my oatmeal or fruit in the morning. TBH the berry content is probably negligible, but it was on sale and is tastier than my other flax meal :)3 hours ago