June 6, 2021

Dark Chocolate Fights UV Damage

Okay, I’m betting most of you reading that headline are thinking, Chocolate Fights UV Damage?
November 14, 2016

Heart Can Be Boosted By Chocolate

One piece of dark chocolate a day could prevent heart disease and reduce insulin levels, scientists have discovered. Revealing further benefits of cocoa to the body, research found that chocolate increases “good” cholesterol when eaten in amounts of between 200 and 600 milligrams a day. The benefits depend on the amount of cocoa taken, making plain chocolate better than white or milk varieties. Experts who orchestrated the randomised controlled trials (RCTs) claim the study shows the “urgent need” for more research. Report author Dr Simin Liu, professor and director of the Centre for Global Cardiometabolic Health at Brown University, USA, […]
August 24, 2015

Dark Chocolate Increases Attention

As the afternoon sets in, many of us find it becomes increasingly difficult to concentrate and work attentively. Can chocolate help? A new study suggests the answer is yes. Researchers found that eating dark chocolate may help to increase alertness. The results of the study were published in the journal NeuroRegulation. Chocolate + Theanine = A Winning Combo for Staying Alert Previous studies show chocolate can change the chemical activity of our brains. It’s particularly known for raising dopamine, a neurotransmitter associated with focus, pleasure, and motivation. For the current study, researchers recruited 122 young adults between the age of 18 and […]