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A Heart-Healthy Reason to Eat More Cocoa

Here's some happy news: Chocolate,†specifically cocoa, is good for us! A new study published in Heart, a peer-reviewed journal for health professionals working in cardiology, reports that chocolate…

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The 6 Worst Foods for Sleep

Quality sleep is one of the pillars of good health, along with physical activity, proper hydration, low stress, and healthy eating habits. If you have trouble falling asleep or staying asleep througho…

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5 Great Ways to Spice Up Hot Chocolate

There's absolutely nothing wrong with "plain" old hot chocolate, made with good rich cocoa, real milk (unless you're vegan or lactose-intolerant, in which case you'll use your favorite dairy substitut…

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5 Healthy Drinks to Squash Holiday Stress

The holidays are the most stressful time of the year for many of us, but donít let stress get you down! This should be a time for us to take a step back, inhale a deep lungful of oxygen, decompress, a…

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What’s Hershey’s Hiding? Care2 Member Asks Them to Reveal Their Cocoa Sources

Care2 member Ben Zhang says "Child labour and slavery are huge crimes against humanity," and of course, he's right. He's launched a petition drive to pressure The Hershey Company, maker of iconic Hers…

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Good News for Chocolate Lovers: Cocoa Fights Colon Cancer

If you love chocolate, there is some delicious news for you. Research studies have shown that the antioxidants in cocoa can lower your risk of colon cancer, which is one of the†leading causes of death…

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Is Chocolate the New Weight Loss Remedy?

Few people would mention chocolate as a weight loss remedy, but two new studies demonstrate dark chocolate as a valuable food against excess weight. In the study "Dark Chocolate:† An Obesity Parado…

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The Perfect Winter Cocktail (Recipe)

  Cheer yourself up from the winter blues with this cozy cocktail. Orange Hot Chocolate. Makes 4 Drinks. Ingredients: 1/4 Cup cocoa powder 1 Tablespoon sugar Kosher salt 3 C…

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13 Reasons to Love Chocolate

Forget death by chocolate. More and more research is showing that high quality, dark chocolate (or cocoa or cacao) may actually improve your health. Here are 13 reasons to love chocolate: 1.† Choco…

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A DIY Chocolate Face Mask

By Vanessa, DivineCaroline I love chocolate just as much as any girl, but I never, not even once, considered using it as a facial treatment. Oh yes ladies, you read that right! No longer is choco…

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