News tagged with dark chocolate
(Medical Xpress)—Good news for chocolate lovers. New research from Swinburne University of Technology has found that the polyphenols in dark chocolate increase calmness and contentedness.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 03, 2013 | 4 / 5 (6) | 4
It's been said that food is the language of love. If so, can certain foods—or aphrodisiacs—promote romantic feelings or sexual desire?
Health Feb 06, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Cocoa-rich dark chocolate might help protect against heart disease and stroke, but probably more so if you are a man.
Health Dec 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
Compounds in cocoa may help to reduce blood pressure, according to a new systematic review in The Cochrane Library. The researchers reviewed evidence from short-term trials in which participants were given dark chocolate or coc ...
Health Aug 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Daily consumption of dark chocolate can reduce cardiovascular events, such as heart attacks and strokes, in people with metabolic syndrome (a cluster of factors that increases the risk of developing heart disease and diabetes), ...
Cardiology May 31, 2012 | 3 / 5 (3) | 0
Chocolate, considered by some to be the "food of the gods," has been part of the human diet for at least 4,000 years; its origin thought to be in the region surrounding the Amazon basin. Introduced to the Western world by ...
Health Apr 24, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
An expert panel at the Institute of Food Technologists' Wellness 12 meeting urged the food industry to find simple yet powerful language to tell consumers about the many benefits of a diet rich in phytonutrients.
Health Apr 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- International researchers have uncovered even more healthy properties of flavanols -- the antioxidants found in cocoa beans.
Health Mar 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A small clinical trial led by researchers at UC San Diego School of Medicine and VA San Diego Healthcare System (VASDHS) found that patients with advanced heart failure and type 2 diabetes showed improved mitochondrial structure ...
Health Mar 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
A compound in citrus fruits may reduce your stroke risk, according to research reported in Stroke: Journal of the American Heart Association.
Cardiology Feb 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Forget the oysters and the champagne this Valentine’s Day. If you want to keep your true love’s heart beating strong, dark chocolate and red wine are the food and drink of love, said Susan Ofria, clinical nutrition ...
Health Feb 06, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 1
(Medical Xpress) -- Products containing probiotics are popping up in many foods and dietary supplements found at your local grocery store. Although most people assume that probiotics are in fermented items such as yogurt ...
Medical research Nov 11, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Offer apples to trick-or-treaters and risk having your house get egged - maybe even by your own kids.
Health Oct 29, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Have a sweet tooth? It could protect you from a stroke, according to a large Swedish study published Tuesday on women chocolate-lovers.
Cardiology Oct 11, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- The researchers compiled a systematic review of seven studies using data from 114,000 patients and found that people who consumed the most chocolate had a 37 per cent lower risk of developing ...
Health Aug 31, 2011 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 0