Cocoa and dark chocolate contain compounds that may help prevent cancer by many ways, including preventing DNA damage, lowering inflammation, and inhibiting cell proliferation. Experimental evidence shows that cocoa can lower the risk of some types. Most importantly, some human trials show that cocoa can reduce activation of molecules that are involved in the development and progression of cancer. Continue reading Dark Chocolate May Help Prevent Some Types Of Cancer
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Dark chocolate has already been hailed for its positive effects on cardiovascular health – and now a study undertaken at London’s Kingston University has found the tasty treat could help give sports enthusiasts an extra athletic edge in their fitness training. Continue reading Dark Chocolate could enhance Athletic Performance
The scientific case for the health benefits of cocoa is so strong that some experts are calling for the development of a supplement — a chocolate pill, if you will. Continue reading Chocolate: Should We Take It in a Pill?
While a bar of chocolate might be considered as a guilty pleasure by many of us, perhaps we don’t need to feel quite so bad about our weakness for this sweet treat. Research published recently in the journal Neurology indicated that men who consume a moderate amount each week have a lower risk of experiencing a stroke. Continue reading Eating Chocolate May Reduce Stroke Risk