healthy chocolate

According to researchers from the University of Granada in Spain, dark chocolate consumption is associated with lower central and total body fat levels among adolescents. And as if this is not good enough, these findings were independent of other factors like age, sex, physical activity levels and total energy intake. Study author Magdalena Cuenca-Garcia, PhD, […]

Healthy Chocolate Secret Most people love chocolate. We love its flavor, its aroma, its texture. In fact, we love it so much that over a billion people eat chocolate every day. Surprisingly, however, many of us don’t realize that at the heart of chocolate is a little bean called cacao. Cacao comes from a tree […]

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Ten Reasons to Eat Probiotic Chocolate

Why Eat Great Tasting Probiotic Chocolate? Well, if we consider the numbers, we know that more than 95 million Americans suffer from gastrointestinal (or GI) dysfunction. We also know that one of the top ten reasons people in the USA visit the doctor is because of IBS (or Irritable Bowel Syndrome) which is the most […]

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The Guiltless Chocoholic

Chocoholic or not? You’re not the only chocoholic. From the fifteenth century to the modern day, the rich and famous have expounded the virtues of the cocoa bean. (Rich and famous dudes in history have said being a chocoholic ain’t all bad, because chocolate was good. The Guiltless Chocoholic Now there is a way to […]

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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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Dentist Sees Patient Success with Healthy Chocolate According  to Tim Driscoll, DDS, in the dental industry one of the things that causes a lot of damage to teeth is the sugar found in chocolates. When he heard about a good healthy chocolate (cold pressed dark chocolates that didn’t have the waxes, sugar, fat and milk […]

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Here’s another study about high blood pressure and dark chocolate. Actually, it’s more of a study of other studies from 1955 to 2009. They looked at scientific studies about the health benefits of dark chocolate antioxidants and the effects on high blood pressure. This was published in BMC Medicine June 2010 (and is being reported […]

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Obesity is the most talked about health concern at present. We spend over a billion dollars every year on a myriad of supplements, pills and the latest weight loss exercise gadgets . The sobering truth is that despite the plethora of information and supposed “breakthrough” weight loss programs, we are simply becoming more and more […]

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Science Daily reports on a study on a compound found in cocoa called epicatechin’s that are found to be so strikingly healthy that a professor at Harvard Medical school said that it should be considered a vitamin. The Doctor spent years studying the benefits of cocoa drinking on the Kuna people in Panama. He found […]

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