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Discovering the Sweet Mysteries of Chocolate
Summary of available information about history, cravings, and effects on the nervous system. Links to references.
International Journal of Medical Sciences: Flavanols in cocoa
Report on studies providing clinical evidences that flavanol may enhance brain blood flow, improve cognitive health and offer other benefits.
The Sweet Lure of Chocolate
Information about cacao, history, production, and health effects. Includes bibliography and links to related material. Provided by the Exporatorium, a science museum in San Francisco.
Chocolate Does A Man's Heart Good
Report at Forbes.com on a study showing that chocolate may improve the cardiovascular health of men. (December 20, 2005)
Chocolate for Your Health
A study originally published in the Journal of the American Heart Association found that dark chocolate, rich in anti-oxidant compounds known as flavonoids, reduced blood pressure in people with hypertension. (July 19, 2005)
Chocolate 'Fights' Tooth Decay
A study by researchers at Osaka University in Japan found that parts of the cocoa bean thwart mouth bacteria and tooth decay. Reported by BBC News. (August 24, 2000)
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