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Chocolates may help you stay slim


March 27th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 27 (IANS) People regularly eating chocolate tend to be thin, suggests a new study.The findings have been made from a study of nearly 1,000 people in the US ... Read more...

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Junk food saves teen’s life from fatal liver disease


February 13th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 13 (IANS) A teenager who gorged on chocolates and junk food is on the road to recovery from a dreaded liver disease that could have killed her, says ... Read more...

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Chocolate also insures against stroke risk


October 12th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 12 (IANS) Women who munch a bar of chocolate every week could cut stroke risk by 20 percent. The finding is based on a study of more than ... Read more...

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Mark Owen prefers chocolate to alcohol


July 4th, 2011 - 7:05 am ICT by IANS
London, July 4 (IANS) Singer Mark Owen prefers eating chocolate rather than going out for drinking after performing with pop group Take That.Owen gave up drinking last year after confessing ... Read more...

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Brain’s ‘reward’ center responds to bad experiences too


February 23rd, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): Scientists have found that the so-called reward center not only responds to good experiences but also to bad ones.The finding may help explain the 'thrill' of thrill-seeking behavior ... Read more...

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How to beat craving for chocolates


February 11th, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 11 (ANI): Craving for chocolate and don't know how to beat it? The first thing you need to do is learn to acknowledge and accept the yearning, suggests a new ... Read more...

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Pretending to savour food may help reduce craving


December 27th, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 27 (IANS) Pretending to savour the snack you are trying to give up might help you curb cravings for that food. Researchers have found that imagining the act of ... Read more...

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Meet the Brit man paid to scoff 2lb of sweets a day!


November 16th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 16 (ANI): A British man has what many would consider the best job in the world - he is paid to scoff 2lb of sweets a day.Angus Kennedy edits the ... Read more...

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Chocolate diet helps morbidly obese US man lose 200lbs in 16 months!


October 1st, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 1 (ANI): An American man achieved an astonishing feat of losing 200 lbs in just 16 months - by eating chocolates.Morbidly obese Peter Ajello credited his unusual diet with saving ... Read more...

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Chocolate eaters ‘less likely to have heart disease’


September 23rd, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 23 (ANI): Good news for chocoholics: A new US study has shown that people who ate chocolate more than five times a week were 57 per cent less likely to ... 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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Eating chocolate halves life-threatening risks during pregnancy


July 9th, 2010 - 6:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 9 (ANI): A study has suggested that eating chocolate at least three times a week can help reduce life-threatening conditions from developing in pregnant women.The study found that women who ... Read more...

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Chocolate reduces risk of premature birth


July 9th, 2010 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS) Eating chocolate can almost halve a woman's risk of developing pre-eclampsia, a condition which increases blood pressure and reduces the transfer of oxygen and nutrients to the baby ... 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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A chunk of chocolate a day could ‘help reduce blood pressure’


June 28th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 28 (ANI): New research suggests that eating a chunk of chocolate every day could treat high blood pressure.Chocolate contains chemicals known as flavanols, which naturally open up blood vessels 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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‘No cardiovascular health benefit from chocolate, coffee, red wine’


May 11th, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, May 11 (ANI): The Australian Heart Foundation has revealed that there is no cardiovascular health benefit from eating chocolate or drinking coffee or red wine, even though they contain antioxidants.Susan Anderson, ... Read more...

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Posh ’slaps chocolate ban on chubby Becks’


May 9th, 2010 - 3:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 09 (ANI): Victoria Beckham has banned her 'chubby' footballer husband David Beckham from eating chocolate treats, say sources.Since his injury, the footie star has been eating his favourite treats ... Read more...

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Eat chocolates, lower stroke risk


February 12th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Feb 12 (IANS) Eating chocolate may lower your risk of a stroke, says an analysis of available research. Chocolate is rich in antioxidants called flavonoids, which may have a protective effect ... Read more...

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‘A chocolate a day keeps strokes at bay’


February 12th, 2010 - 10:52 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 12 (ANI): Eating chocolate every day might protect you against strokes, says a new study.According to an analysis of available research that will be released today and presented at the ... Read more...

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Chocolates ‘can reduce stress’


November 25th, 2009 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 25 (ANI): A new study on rats has provided people worldwide the perfect excuse to grab a choco bar: eating chocolate can reduce stress.The study, conducted by Australian scientists, showed ... Read more...

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Chocolate, water can melt away your pain


October 14th, 2009 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 14 (ANI): Eating chocolate or drinking water can relieve aches and pains, a new study has shown.A team of researchers says the distraction of eating or drinking for pleasure acts ... Read more...

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Peter Andre replaces sex with chocolate


October 4th, 2009 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 4 (IANS) Singer Peter Andre, whose divorce from Katie Price will be finalised this month, has been satisfying his sexual needs by eating chocolate. Contactmusic.com reports that the singer insists he ... Read more...

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China bans controversial electric-shock therapy for Internet addicts


July 14th, 2009 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, July 14 (ANI): The Chinese Health Ministry has ordered a halt to the controversial electroshock therapy, which it was useing to treat teen Internet addicts.The ministry has said that the therapy, ... Read more...

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96-year-old hatmaker says secret to her endless energy is chocolate


July 2nd, 2009 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 2 (ANI): A pensioner who still runs her own hatmaking business at 96 has revealed the secret to her endless energy is eating chocolate.Ella Bulloch has worked since she was ... Read more...

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Chinese net-addict teenagers given electric shocks as treatment


June 7th, 2009 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Shanghai, June 7 (ANI): In a bid to prevent Internet addiction of their children, Chinese parents are turning towards electro-shock therapy at a clinic that claims they will be "reborn" free of ... Read more...

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The chocolate bar that can render acne history


May 20th, 2009 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 20 (ANI): They say it's the worst enemy of clear skin, but eating chocolate could actually prove to be a lifesaver for people who abandon their social lives just because ... Read more...

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Texas Pastors Seven Days of Sex idea for better marriage


November 24th, 2008 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 24 (ANI): Rev. Ed Young form Texas challenged his followers with a rather hot idea to perk up things in their married lives Seven Days of Sex.Young, an ... Read more...

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Chocolate for breakfast actually help you lose weight!


July 11th, 2008 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 11 (ANI): Heres some good news from all those chocolate lovers trying to lose weight instead of shunning your favourite sweet, dig into it for breakfast.Wondering just how this ... Read more...

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Chocolate may help prevent bowel cancer


June 27th, 2008 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 27 (ANI): Now, chocoholics have a justified reason to savour their favourite sweet, for a new study has found that eating chocolate can help stop bowel cancer.Scientists say that ... Read more...

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Chocolate may prove potent anti-cancer agent: study


June 17th, 2008 - 7:37 am ICT by IANS
Washington June 16 (IANS) We have all heard that eating chocolate is good for you -- now here's a study that tells you why. A chemical synthesised out of a cocoa compound ... Read more...

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Chocolate can actually keep you cancer free


June 14th, 2008 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 14 (ANI): Now, chocoholics have a justified reason to savour their favourite sweet a new study has found that a synthetic chemical based on a compound found in cocoa ... Read more...

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150 women to eat chocolate every day for a year in the name of science


April 28th, 2008 - 1:19 pm ICT by admin
London, April 28 (ANI): One hundred and fifty women will be eating chocolate every day for a year, as part of a research study into the health benefits of cocoa.Researchers at ... Read more...

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Human brain responds to fairness as it does to money and chocolate


April 22nd, 2008 - 12:12 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 22 (ANI): Scientists from the University of California - Los Angeles have found that the human brain reacts to fairness the same way it responds to winning money and ... Read more...

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