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Chocolate… 5 Scientific Reasons Why It Should Be Savoured

Scientists have discovered that to fully experience chocolate, it should be savored.

Scientists have discovered that to fully experience chocolate, it should be savored.

Chocolate has tempted the world more than any other dessert. Though our first instinct is to quickly indulge in chocolate’s creamy goodness, scientists have discovered that to fully experience chocolate, it should be savoured. Continue…

Smile! Laughter and chocolate are good for your health

Put a smile on your face in the form of a chocolate chuckle.

Research finds that dark chocolate with 70 percent cacao content can be good for you.

Here’s something that’s sure to put a smile on your face: A key to good health just might come in the form of a chocolate chuckle.Continue…

Eating Chocolate ‘Improves Brain Function’ – study

Chocolate could help protect against normal age-related cognitive decline.

Chocolate could help protect against normal age-related cognitive decline.

Chocolate could help protect against normal age-related cognitive decline

Cheering news for those with a sweet tooth – a recent study has found that regular chocolate consumption is associated with better cognitive function.Continue…

Hot chocolate may prevent memory decline

Hot chocolate may prevent memory decline

Hot chocolate may prevent memory decline

Scientists at Harvard Medical School suggest drinking two cups of hot chocolate a day may keep the brain healthy and prevent memory decline in older people by preserving blood flow in working areas of the brain. They write about their findings online in the August 7th issue of Neurology.Continue…

Chocolate, Memory Food

Chocolate, Memory Food

Chocolate, Memory Food

Important ties between food and mental functioning keep coming.

A contentious finding made news last week: People who eat a lot of food that contains trans fats have poorer memories than people who don’t. At Scientific Sessions 2014, a meeting of the American Heart Association in sunny Chicago, doctors announced results of a study that found the link between eating foods high in these specific fats and performing poorly on word-recall tests. It’s a loose association, but an important idea.Continue…