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How Dark Chocolate Affects Our Arteries

Chocolate: delicious beauty or harmful beast? Or both? Although chocolate products can contain high levels of fat and sugar, the cocoa powder itself may have beneficial effects in a number of chron…

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3 Reasons to Eat Some Chocolate Right Now

Do you like chocolate? If so, I have some good news for you! Get yourself a little piece of good, dark chocolate, and check out these fun chocolate facts below. If you're trying to watch your sugar…

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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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7 Foods for Winter Blues

Winterís gray days and long nights can leave you feeling tired and unmotivated. Whether you struggle with Seasonal Affective Disorder or youíre just a little down, head to your pantry for a pick-me-up…

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Chocolate May Reduce Risk of Heart Failure

Forget what you've heard about death by chocolate.† A new Harvard study shows that chocolate may be good for your heart.† Itís a great day for chocolate lovers everywhere. Murray Mittleman and his …

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Healthier Holiday Chocolate Chip Cookies

Donít you just love the aroma of fresh, homemade cookies baking in the oven?† There is room in a health-conscious lifestyle for the occasional treat.† Enjoy my husband's chocolate chip cookie recipe t…

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Chocolate: Fact vs. Fiction

By Sara Novak, Planet Green A new study reported in WebMD leaves health professionals questioning results. First off, the study was conducted by Hershey Company (ah what?) and published in Che…

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How Much Dark Chocolate Should You Really Be Eating?

By Sara Novak, Planet Green Once in a blue moon I'll hear some positive news on the healthy eating front and dark chocolate has time and time again come out on top. This along with the antioxidan…

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Navigating That Puzzling Chocolate Terminology

It used to be there were two kinds of chocolate: chocolate chips and chocolate bars. Then there was dark chocolate and milk chocolate, and soon thereafter white chocolate came into play. But take a lo…

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Coffee, Toads, Dark Chocolate and the Oil Spill – Weekly Highlights

What a week it has been! First, the good news: Dark chocolate has more iron than beef? Really?!? Read all about it and then go indulge! And what about coffee? Good, bad, or in-between? Check out Co…

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