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How can high flavonol dark chocolate help your skin? There are different types of skin problems. From skin cancers, to rough, dry, scaly skin, moles skin growths etc. A recent study from German researchers investigating the possible benefits of cocoa flavonols on the skin involved two groups of women. One group was given low flavanol […]

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Heart Failure and Dark Chocolate Good news, especially for women (although this may end up applying to men, too), dark chocolate helps your heart. We kind of knew this already. Dark chocolate has been shown in study after study to be good for cardiovascular health. Now a huge new study in Sweden is showing that […]

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Chocolate manufacturers are warm and fuzzy these days about ongoing research that centers around dark chocolate’s health benefits. Aside from being a respectable source of magnesium and other vitamins and minerals, chocolate (or cocoa) contains a toothsome array of plant chemicals or phytonutrients. According to a study from the School of Pharmacy (conducted on the […]

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According to Dr. Daisy Sutherland from Florida, catechins and epicatechins are found in a variety of plant sources. The largest source of catechins in the human diet are found in chocolates,wine, teas and vegetables. Catechins also demonstrate antioxidant activities. Remember antioxidants are needed to remove the toxins from our bodies, but our bodies don’t make these […]

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