News tagged with dark chocolate

Chocolate makes snails smarter

Chocolate isn't usually on the diet for snails, but when Lee Fruson and Ken Lukowiak from the University of Calgary, became curious about the effects of diet on memory, they decided to try a flavonoid from ...

dateSep 27, 2012 in Plants & Animals
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Halloween candy: Facts and myths

(PhysOrg.com) -- A holiday devoted to vampires, goblins and ghouls is a recipe for a ghastly night of fright. But false stories of marauding strangers and poison-laced candy can make the evening scarier than ...

dateOct 20, 2010 in Health
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Researchers: It is possible to get sick of chocolate

They say that laughter is the best medicine, but some people might endorse chocolate instead. The dark variety has been shown to reduce blood pressure better than a placebo. Scientists credit the flavanols in dark chocolate ...

dateAug 17, 2010 in Health
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