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Thumbs down to benefits of chocolate, red wine


August 29th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 29 (IANS) There is no proof to show that chocolate and red wine protect the heart, even though a study has suggested that they lower cardiac risk ... Read more...

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Study reveals that chocolate reduces Blood Pressure


August 16th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Dark chocolate could just be the key to reducing blood pressure. Scientists have just found out that eating of dark chocolate by patients of hypertension could ... Read more...

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Dark chocolate reduces risk of cardiac fatalities


June 4th, 2012 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 4 (IANS) Daily consumption of dark chocolate reduces risks of fatal and non-fatal heart attacks, new research says. Monash University researchers showed that dark chocolate's blood pressure-and cholesterol-lowering ... Read more...

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Dark chocolate may reduce cardio risks, study shows


April 25th, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 25 (IANS) Dark chocolate, rich in flavanols, may reduce the risk against cardiovascular diseases by lowering blood pressure, blood flow and improving blood lipid levels, says a new ... Read more...

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This Easter, savour a variety of flavours


April 5th, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Preparing special dishes at home for occasions like Easter not only gives the celebrations a personal touch, but it can also get you loads of ... Read more...

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Apple in toffee syrup or marshmallows? Take your Easter pick


April 5th, 2012 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Easter eggs stuffed with chocolate, marzipan, marshmallows, coconut and white chocolate cigar roll...eateries across Indian cities have decorated their Easter basket with mouthwatering goodies to ... Read more...

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Kerr works hard on her figure


February 25th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 25 (IANS) Supermodel Miranda Kerr's svelte figure is to die for. But she reveals it takes her a lot of hard work to maintain it, especially after giving ... Read more...

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Eating citrus fruit may lower stroke risk


February 24th, 2012 - 8:32 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 24 (IANS) A compound in citrus fruits may reduce women's stroke risk, a study has said.The study examines how consuming flavonoid subclasses affects the risk of stroke, Xinhua ... Read more...

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Spices stave off negative effects of fatty meals


August 11th, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 11 (IANS) Spices like turmeric and cinnamon are what you need to stave off the negative effects of a fat rich meal.Researchers found that meals rich in these ... Read more...

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Red wine, chocolate sharpen your mind


May 8th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 8 (IANS) Red wine and chocolate make for a deadly combination to keep your mind sharp and alert, a study suggests. Polyphenols, plant chemicals abundant in dark chocolate ... Read more...

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Want to lose weight? Eat dark chocolate!


May 2nd, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 2 (IANS) It might be considered a sinful pleasure, but the fact is that chocolates help lose weight and improve health.These revelations were made by Victoria University researcher ... Read more...

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William’s wedding to have chocolate biscuit cake


March 27th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 27 (IANS) Prince William has asked a British biscuit company to create a chocolate biscuit cake for his wedding in addition to the official wedding cake.The official ... Read more...

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Of jasmine pearls and gold flakes in a cup (Eating out with IANS) (With Images)


March 25th, 2011 - 10:51 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Tea has long been a thing of addiction, a reason for roadside revelry and the lowest common denominator among beverages in India. But it also ... Read more...

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Go for dark chocolate, red wine to keep your partner heart-healthy this Valentine’s


February 11th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 11 (ANI): Want to keep your true love's heart beating strong? Then serve dark chocolate and red wine instead of oysters and the champagne this Valentine's Day.If you want ... Read more...

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How chocolates protect against heart disease


February 8th, 2011 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 8 (ANI): With Valentine's day round the corner, it's that time of the year when chocolate-giving and chocolate-taking is at its peak, and scientists have shed light on how this ... Read more...

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‘Super food’ dark chocolates are healthier than fruits: Study


February 7th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 7 (ANI): There's good news for chocoholics as US researchers have discovered that their favourite treat could be an even better way to boost their health than fruit, and also ... Read more...

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Chocolate healthier than many fruit juices


February 7th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 7 (IANS) Chocolate is healthier than many fruit juices and is a 'superfood' in its own right, says a new study conducted by a US-based chocolate company. Superfoods are high ... Read more...

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A 106-year-old woman who loves fish and chips


January 28th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 28 (IANS) A woman in Britain, who just turned 106, says she neither drinks nor smokes, but she does have a "vice" - fish and chips.Selina Kellett says she ... Read more...

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Brit woman, 106, puts her longevity down to fish and chips


January 28th, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 28 (ANI): A widow in the UK who has just celebrated her 106th birthday has said that the secret behind her longevity is fish and chips.Selina Kellett from Leeds said ... Read more...

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Eating blueberries ‘can guard against high BP’


January 15th, 2011 - 11:59 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 15 (ANI): A new research by the University of East Anglia and Harvard University has suggested that eating blueberries can guard against high blood pressure.The new findings revealed that ... Read more...

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Hidden health benefits of Christmas food revealed


December 13th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 13 (ANI): Christmas food is always believed to be high in fat and calories, but a closer look has revealed some of its hidden health benefits too.For example, a turkey, ... Read more...

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Chocolate may ease symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome


November 25th, 2010 - 9:12 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 25 (IANS) Dark chocolate may ease the symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome, says a new research.It is characterised by extreme, persistent fatigue for six months or more with other ... Read more...

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Dark chocolate can help lower high BP


November 12th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 12 (ANI): Want to keep your blood pressure under control? Start eating dark chocolate, scientists say.It is already known that dark chocolate contains high levels of antioxidants that are thought ... Read more...

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Hilary Duff regrets her teenage years


October 24th, 2010 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 23 (IANS) Singer-actress Hilary Duff says she regrets how thin she allowed herself to get when she was a teenager."I got pretty skinny when I was between 17 and ... Read more...

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Can dark chocolate control diabetics’ cholesterol levels?


October 18th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 18 (ANI): One of the ingredients of dark chocolate may help diabetics control high cholesterol levels, it has been claimed.The Hull University study has suggested that chocolate with high levels ... Read more...

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Just Born Marshmallow Peeps Halloween Surprise


September 29th, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
September 29, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The famous candy maker 'Just Born' recently launched a new line of pumpkin-shaped marshmallow called Peeps. The candies are complete with a chocolate coating ... Read more...

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Just Born Marshmallow Peeps Get A Makeover For Halloween


September 29th, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Sep 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Bethlehem, Pennsylvania based Just Born which is a famous candy manufacturer has come up with unique pumpkin-shaped marshmallow Peeps with chocolate coating meant for sale ... Read more...

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Armenian company makes the World’s Largest Chocolate Bar


September 13th, 2010 - 10:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) This sure is a sweet piece of news for all the chocoholics. A company based in Armenia has managed to create the world’s largest chocolate bar.Grand ... Read more...

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Dark chocolate may be good for your heart


August 17th, 2010 - 11:44 am ICT by ANI
London, Aug 17 (ANI): Here's some good news for chocolate lovers - eating your favourite sweet once or twice a week can reduce the risk of heart failure, says a US study.The ... Read more...

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Eating chocolate cuts heart failure risk among women


August 17th, 2010 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) Eating bits of chocolate occasionally can help protect women from heart failure. However, daily consumption seems to negate its positive benefits. In a first ever nine-year study involving ... Read more...

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Aged garlic extract can lower blood pressure


August 16th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 16 (ANI): While garlic is renowned for curing almost everything from the common cold to the plague, researchers have found that the humble garlic bulb can also lower blood pressure. ... Read more...

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Why we can’t resist a sinful, dark chocolate cake


June 30th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 30 (ANI): Scientists have revealed why is it that despite being on a strict diet, some of us can't help taking a bite of that sinful, dark chocolate cake.Professor Ray ... Read more...

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Dark chocolate ‘reduces BP’


June 29th, 2010 - 11:47 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 29 (ANI): Doctors could soon be prescribing a dose of dark chocolate to help people with hypertension, according to a new research.Scientists combined the results of 15 studies into the ... Read more...

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Poisonous elements found in popular protein drinks


June 7th, 2010 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 07 (ANI): Protein drinks contain poisonous elements, according to a new report.A monthly review of consumer products and services, the Consumer Reports, has found that three such drinks available in ... Read more...

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Chocolate good for heart, diabetic patients: Study


June 4th, 2010 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
London, June 3 (IANS) A chocolate a day can help reduce cholesterol levels in patients suffering from diabetes and heart disease, according to a new research. The research based on the review of ... Read more...

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