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More Good News About Cocoa

Cocoa In case people still needed an excuse to eat good chocolate or drink cocoa, there is more out on the health benefits of cocoa. Professor Norman K. Hollenberg from Harvard Medical School spent years studying the Kuna people in Panama and found that cancer, diabetes, stroke and heart failure were reduced by 10% in people who drink up to 40 cups (!) of cocoa a week. It seems that there is a very beneficial chemical in cocoa called “epicatechin.” Chocoholics rejoice! Bottoms up!

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One Response to “More Good News About Cocoa”

  1. March 16th, 2007 at 10:19 am

    Laura says:

    Good to know my diet is so well balanced. Hope you don’t mind I borrowed inspiration from your brown bread and Guinness ice-cream for my Paddy’s Day concotion. Happy Patricks Day!

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