Tuesday, October 2, 2007

Chocolate 'aids fatigue syndrome'

Chocolate 'aids fatigue syndrome' BBC NEWS Health
"Patients in a pilot study found they had less fatigue when eating dark chocolate with a high cocoa content than with white chocolate dyed brown...Researchers from Hull York Medical School said the results were surprising but dark chocolate may be having an effect on the brain chemical serotonin... a daily dose - 45g - of dark chocolate..."Dark chocolate is high in polyphenols, which have been associated with health benefits such as a reduction in blood pressure."Also high polyphenols appear to improve levels of serotonin in the brain, which has been linked with chronic fatigue syndrome and that may be a mechanism." "

I must put a reminder in for Chocolate - Cocoa 'Vitamin' Health Benefits Could Outshine Penicillin from Harvard. If you aren't taking 85% cocoa chocolate every day, then there is something wrong with you... or something that will go wrong with you.

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