Health

The health benefits of dark chocolate

It's no secret that Australians love chocolate, with studies having shown an average of almost 5kg eaten per person per year.

Health

Eating chocolate improves cognitive function, study finds

People who ate chocolate at least once a week performed better on multiple cognitive tasks, compared to those who ate chocolate less frequently, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Maine, University ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

The benefits of chocolate during pregnancy

In a study to be presented on Feb. 4 at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine's annual meeting, The Pregnancy Meeting, in Atlanta, researchers will present findings from a study titled, High-flavanol chocolate to improve ...

Cardiology

Chocolate consumption shows no impact on risk of A-fib

(HealthDay)—Among U.S. male physicians, chocolate consumption is not associated with risk of incident atrial fibrillation (AF), according to a study published in the Aug. 15 issue of The American Journal of Cardiology.

Health

Eat dark chocolate to beat the midday slump, study says

Larry Stevens eats a piece of high-cacao content chocolate every afternoon, which is in part because he has developed a taste for the unsweetened dark chocolate. It's also because research shows that it lowers blood pressure ...

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