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Can Chocolate Each Day Keep the Doctor Away?

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. Full Story

Can There Be a Medical Prescription for Chocolate?

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. Full Story

Chocolate For Better Health

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". Full Story

Comfort Food

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. Full Story

Company touts beneficial chocolate

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. Full Story

Chocolate could make heart healthier

posted on February 25, 2000 at 8:02 PM

Scientific studies show chocolate contains flavonoids, a compound which can help prevent heart disease. Full Story

Healthy diets can defeat candy consumption

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. Full Story

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