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Twenty Reasons for Swimmers to Eat Chocolate

20 Reasons for Swimmers to Eat Chocolate

20 Reasons for Swimmers to Eat Chocolate

Chocolate is often labelled as a cheat food, guilty pleasure, or rich dessert but these categorizations neglect its health benefits. Continue…

Why You Should Definitely Be Drinking More Hot Chocolate

Who would have guessed that the key to a healthy heart really is chocolate after all?

Who would have guessed that the key to a healthy heart really is chocolate after all?

Who would have guessed that the key to a healthy heart really is chocolate after all? Continue…

Chocolate… 9 Healthy Reasons Why You Need To Eat More Daily

Eating chocolate every single day may actually be good for your health.

Eating chocolate every single day may actually be good for your health.

Chocolate. It’s one of life’s great comfort foods. Bite into a bar of chocolate and a taste sensation overruns your senses. It helps to get you through troubled times and balance out over-rich meals.Continue…

Eating Chocolate Makes You Smarter

A new study suggests that eating chocolate could actually make you smarter.

A new study suggests that eating chocolate could actually make you smarter.

It’s good news for chocolate fans as a new study suggests that eating chocolate could actually make you smarter. In fact, a group of scientists are actually recommending you eat more of it.Continue…

How eating chocolate can help improve your maths

Mental arithmetic became easier after maths volunteers had been given large amounts of compounds found in chocolate, called flavanols, in a hot cocoa drink.

Mental arithmetic became easier after maths volunteers had been given large amounts of compounds found in chocolate, called flavanols, in a hot cocoa drink.

Mental arithmetic became easier after maths volunteers had been given large amounts of compounds found in chocolate, called flavanols, in a hot cocoa drink.Continue…

Chocolate component reverses memory loss in older people

Chocolate component reverses memory loss in older people

Chocolate component reverses memory loss in older people

Columbia University research indicates high-flavanol cocoa rejuvenates specific brain activity through increased blood flow

Late night cocoa has never looked so appealing. A component of chocolate has been found to reverse age-related memory loss in healthy adults aged 50-69. The rejuvenating effect can be traced to increased blood flow in a specific region of the brain, say the researchers.Continue…