Tag Archives: chocolate

New Year’s Resolution #2 – Have a small piece of dark chocolate daily

In the past I’ve blogged on How to Make Chocolate a Healthy Indulgence and on the Largest Study to Date Links Chocolate to Lower Blood Pressure and Cardiovascular Risk. Now comes another study about the healthful benefits of chocolate.

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Valentine’s Day chocolate may be healthful

Here are my last dozen blogs about chocolate from over the last year or so. Enjoy! Literally!! And, Happy Valentine’s Day!!!

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Chocolate reduces stroke risk

After so many recent blogs with negative news about your health risks, I thought you’d enjoy a positive one … chocolate reduces stroke risk!

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Chocolate may reduce heart disease, stroke risk

ABC World News reported that “chocolate may be a kind of secret weapon against heart disease.” So, what’s the scoop?

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A Dozen of My Blogs About Chocolate

Here are my last dozen blogs about chocolate from over the last year or so. Enjoy! Literally!! And, Happy Valentine’s Day!!!

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Is Chocolate the Next Super Food?

Giving your sweetie chocolate for Valentine’s Day may show you care for their health as well as their heart. 

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Chocolate: The Love Drug . . . And Why It’s Good for You

For many, Valentine’s Day is the greatest of holidays, because it celebrates love and ardor. One of the most widely offered Valentine’s Day gifts is chocolate. Chocolate is a complex material possessing numerous compounds, which act upon the brain, producing … Continue reading

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Halloween Chocolate a Serious Threat to Pets

Chocolate Halloween candy may be a treat for children but poses a serious threat to pets, warns an expert. Here are the details from HealthDay News: Pets who consume chocolate can experience vomiting, diarrhea, excessive thirst and urination, irregular heartbeat, … Continue reading

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Too much chocolate may be connected to depression

The Wall Street Journal reports that, according to a study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine, people who consume larger amounts of chocolate may be more depressed than those who eat lesser amounts of it. “Researchers at UC San Diego … Continue reading

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Largest Study to Date Links Chocolate to Lower Blood Pressure and Cardiovascular Risk

Just in the nick of time — before the Easter chocolate consumption begins, comes a study letting us know that a small amount of that dark Easter chocolate may be heart healthy. Just released is the largest observational study to date … Continue reading

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How to Make Chocolate a Healthy Indulgence

The benefits of being a chocolate lover From Health magazine This ultimate feel-good food keeps your heart healthy, mood up, and body in great shape. Find out what all this natural ingredient can do for you. Here’s a just-in-time-for-Easter article … Continue reading

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8 Easter Treats Under 80 Calories

Want to enjoy an Easter treat or two, while keeping rein on those calories? It’s hard to resist that innocent-looking chocolate bunny or all those pastel-colored sugary treats that appear every spring. So how do you keep from packing on extra … Continue reading

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Dark chocolate Easter eggs good for your heart?

Easter eggs and other chocolate may be good for you – at least in small quantities and preferably if it’s dark chocolate – according to research that shows just one small square of chocolate a day can lower your blood … Continue reading

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Superfoods for Women

Most of us love to eat great food. But, we also want to feel great. Can we do both? You bet you can if you choose foods that make you energetic, smarter, leaner, and stronger — and then use them … Continue reading

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Consuming one serving of chocolate every week may reduce stroke risk

Just in time for your Valentine’s weekend, a new report indicating that chocolate may both cut your risk of a stroke and reduce the risk of death after a stroke. And, the effect may only require one small serving of … Continue reading

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Seven Foods for Better Sex

For this Valentine’s Day weekend, some more advice for our married readers from my friends at Health.com, written by Julie Upton, RD, on how you can improve your diet and your sex life at the same time. Knock out two birds with … Continue reading

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