Want a Sweet Way to Reduce Stroke and Cardiovascular Risk? Try Chocolate

There’s a growing body of research that cocoa (either in chocolate or straight) may reduce the risk of heart attacks, strokes, and other cardiovascular problems. In two papers written by researchers at Harvard’s School of Public Health, consuming flavonoid-rich cocoa (FRC) was associated with decreased blood pressure, improved blood vessel health, blood flow, and improved...Continue reading

In case you need a good reason not to cheat on your wife…

I’m sure Hank Williams, Jr. was just being poetic, but there’s a certain amount of true poetic justice in the lyrics to his classic song, Your Cheatin’ Heart. “Your cheatin’ heart will tell on you,” writes Hank. “Your cheatin’ heart will make you weep.” Another example of Country music getting it exactly right. Researchers at...Continue reading

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