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Chocolate Health Benefits

In Love With Chocolate? You've Probably Got A Better Brain, Too.

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 02.24.2016 | Healthy Living

If you know your way around a chocolate bar, then you're already pretty smart. But according to a new study published in the journal Appetite, it's po...

6 Simple Health Tips for Buying Chocolate

Florence Comite MD | Posted 02.14.2017 | Healthy Living
Florence Comite MD

Shopping for "good" chocolate is kind of like searching for a viable online date. Approach the market without a plan and it's easy to get duped by glossy packaging and false claims. Know what you're looking for, though, and you can find yourself a sweetie with substance.

The Health Benefits of Chocolate You Might Not Know About (Plus a Cupcake Recipe!)

Dave Asprey | Posted 11.03.2016 | Healthy Living
Dave Asprey

You've probably read that chocolate affects your brain by causing the release of the "happiness neurotransmitters" -- serotonin, dopamine, and endorphins. But experienced chocolate hackers also know chocolate is a useful tool for improving performance in lesser-known ways.

3 Compelling Reasons You Should Eat More Chocolate

Posted 04.07.2015 | OWN

A few compelling reasons to indulge in an old favorite. By Jihan Thompson Didn't think your sweet treat could get any sweeter? Think again. ...

The Unexpected Way Red Wine And Dark Chocolate Impact Memory

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 06.09.2014 | Fifty

Resveratrol, an antioxidant found in red wine and dark chocolate, has long been associated with the prevention of heart disease and other health benef...

17 Reasons You Should Eat Chocolate Every Day

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 04.10.2014 | Taste

In case you needed another excuse to eat chocolate, we've got 17 for you.

Chocolate For Dinner?!

Posted 02.14.2014 | Healthy Living

There are hundreds of wonderful sites on healthy living to be seen all over the blogosphere. Here at Fit Links, we'll introduce you to some that have ...

The Amazing Things Chocolate Can Do For You

Posted 11.07.2013 | OWN

By Jena Pincott Katharine Hepburn reportedly said of herself, "What you see before you, my friend, is the result of a lifetime of chocolate.” Ins...

8 Reasons To Justify Giving Into Your Chocolate Cravings

The Huffington Post | Renee Jacques | Posted 11.02.2013 | Healthy Living

Sometimes it can seem like the only thing that will brighten your day is a piece of sweet, sweet chocolate. We've all been there. If you're looking fo...

The Top 5 Benefits Of Dark Chocolate For Post 50s

Posted 03.17.2013 | Fifty

Dark chocolate is good for your taste buds, it is good for Valentine’s Day romantics and it is especially good for the health of post 50s. The pa...

Chocolate Might Lower Men's Stroke Risk

Posted 08.30.2012 | Healthy Living

Chocolate's good for the heart, chocolate's good for the brain ... and now chocolate is good for stroke risk? A new study in the journal Neurology ...

Great News For Chocolate Lovers

| Posted 10.18.2012 | San Francisco

This article comes to us courtesy of California Watch. By Susanne Rust Chocolate lovers, rejoice! Two studies published this week indicate th...

10 Ways Giving In To That Chocolate Craving Can Benefit Your Health

Posted 08.17.2015 | Healthy Living

If you're a fan of the sweet stuff, you'll probably jump for joy at this delicious finding: Research suggests that regular chocolate eaters may more f...

4 Healthy Reasons To Eat Chocolate

EatingWell | Posted 04.12.2012 | Healthy Living

When it comes to dessert, chocolate is my weakness. The silky, rich, bittersweet stuff is sure to satisfy my sweet tooth.

Yet Another Sweet Health Benefit Of Chocolate

The Huffington Post | Laura Schocker | Posted 12.11.2011 | Healthy Living

Good news for your sweet tooth -- a Swedish study has found a link between high chocolate consumption (more than 45 grams a week -- about as much as t...

Is Satisfying My Sweet Tooth With Chocolate Good for Me?

Julie Chen, M.D. | Posted 11.15.2011 | Healthy Living
Julie Chen, M.D.

When you have a craving for sweets, dark chocolate is a great choice -- in moderation; so long as you are not consuming so much of it that your waist line and weight are increasing.

Chocolate's Startling Health Benefits

John Robbins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
John Robbins

There is in fact a growing body of credible scientific evidence that chocolate contains a host of heart-healthy and mood-enhancing phytochemicals, with benefits to both body and mind.