Native America Calling
12:23 pm
Tue February 7, 2012

For the Love of Chocolate

Wed. 2/08 11a: Often the word chocolate can garner a smile at almost any given moment. The silky flow of its rich flavor has captivated our senses for centuries. 

Beyond the sweet tastes and sensations it brings to the taste buds, what other benefits come from this treat? Is it really healthy? What is the indigenous connection to chocolate?

What is the difference between chocolate and cocoa?

How is chocolate still playing a role in Native life?

Guests are indigenous cultural interpreter Navidad Estrada (Mazatec), and Catherine Kwik-Uribe, Director of Research and Development/Mars Botanical.