Food for Thought: Chocolate and Your Brain

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Food for Thought: Chocolate and Your Brain

Adding dark chocolate to your daily diet could benefit your brain, according to Italian researchers.  “Regular intake of cocoa and chocolate could indeed provide beneficial effects on cognitive functioning over time,” said researchers from the University of L’Aquila in Italy. Studies have found that the cocoa bean is a rich source of flavanols, a class of natural compounds that can have neuroprotective effects.

Source: Science Daily