Posts Tagged ‘chocolate’

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October 10th, 2012

Chocolate and Nobel Prizes Linked

You don’t have to be a genius to like chocolate, but geniuses are more likely to eat lots of chocolate, at least according to a new paper published in the august New England Journal of Medicine. Franz Messerli reports a highly significant correlation between a nation’s per capita chocolate consumption and the rate at which its […]


June 1st, 2012

Reality Check: Stop Exercising and Eat Chocolate?

Two recent studies may add value to the academic literature, but what’s their public health value?


August 16th, 2010

A Treat for Chocolate Lovers from Sweden

In a report that will surely provide comfort to millions, a study of 31,823 Swedish women found that over 9 years of follow-up, women who regularly consumed moderate amounts of chocolate had a lower risk for developing heart failure than those who ate no chocolate at all. However, no protective effect was observed in women […]