posted on July 6, 2007 at 8:07 PM
CHICAGO (AP) - Here's some good and bad news for chocoholics: Dark chocolate seems to lower blood pressure, but it requires an amount less than two Hershey's Kisses to do it, a small study suggests.
posted on March 3, 2006 at 8:03 PM
A study of older men in the Netherlands indicates those who ate the equivalent of one-third of a chocolate bar every day had lower blood pressure and a 50% reduced risk of death.
posted on August 29, 2003 at 8:08 PM
European researchers found subjects who ate dark chocolate had a temporary increase in antioxidant levels in the bloodstream, which is said to decrease LDLs, also called the "bad cholesterol".
posted on November 2, 2001 at 8:11 PM
Let's see … I got a warm fire in the fireplace, a good book, slippers on … all I need to be more "comfy" is uh … some "comfort" food.
posted on May 5, 2000 at 8:05 PM
A company based in Hawaii is introducing a line of functional chocolates that contain greater levels of the natural and healthy elements of the cocoa tree.
posted on February 25, 2000 at 8:02 PM
Scientific studies show chocolate contains flavonoids, a compound which can help prevent heart disease.
posted on February 11, 2000 at 8:02 PM
In a country seemingly obsessed with diet, low-fat, no-fat, sugar-free, high-fiber, low-salt ... U.S. consumption of candy is on the rise.