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One of the most promising areas related to the healing properties of chocolate is dark chocolate for diabetics. Especially Type II diabetes, since complications of the disease affect not only the heart, but blood vessels, nerves, kidneys and eyes. Not any kind is good dark chocolate for diabetics A recent study done by Italian researchers suggests […]

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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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Nurses Mary B. Engler and Marguerite M. Engler from University of California at San Francisco did a study on the cardiovascular benefits of dark chocolate. Their study showed a connection between healthy dark chocolate rich in flavonoids — antioxidant plant compounds — and improved blood flow. The two became famous with many people inquiring if […]

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