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6 Powerful Health Benefits of Cacao

Cacao is a powerful medicinal substance used since ancient times. Researchers have now gathered evidence of its proven health benefits

Chocolate for a Leaner, Longer Life

Chocolate offers unique slimming and longevity benefits and serves as a natural strategy for helping to prevent chronic disease. Learn the "good" type and ideal amounts to consume for optimal health

Studies point out that chocolate may not only make life sweet but also helps lengthen it. Chocolate isn't a recent invention; its health benefits date back to ancient times, when the Aztecs made a chocolate drink from the cacao bean.

Chocolate Gives Statins a $29 Billion Run For Their Money

Chocolate Gives Statins A $29 Billion Run For Their Money

With the blockbuster cholesterol-lowering class of drugs known as statins being widely promoted for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease, despite their having over 300 documented adverse health effects (including heart failure!), how does chocolate sound as a viable, heart-friendly alternative?

Chocolate: The Greatest Health News of All

You know chocolate tastes great. But now science has delivered the best news yet: Dark chocolate may just be nature’s perfect superfood

Eating Chocolate Could Slash High Blood Pressure Risk

There's a growing list of research touting chocolate's antioxidant content, favorable action against disease-inducing oxidative stress and overall health benefits. One study highlights chocolate's potential to reduce the risk for high blood pressure, which can be good news amid near-epidemic levels of this condition worldwide

Green Tea Compound Reduces Pancreatic Cancer Risk

Green Tea Compound Reduces Pancreatic Cancer Risk

Green tea may well be the healthiest drink on the planet.  For many, the tea and its extracts hold great promise as potential treatments for cancer. But scientists had never identified how green tea helps reduce the risk of cancer.

Now researchers from Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center have figured out how green tea works. 

In a study published online by the journal Metabolomics[i] they explain how an active constituent in green tea changes the metabolism of cancer cells. 

Not Just For Kids: Adding Chocolate To Milk Makes It Healthier

Not Just For Kids: Adding Chocolate To Milk Makes It Healthier

Did you stop drinking chocolate milk sometime around middle school?  Well, researchers just gave grownups a reason to indulge in this childhood treat.  It turns out that chocolate milk (relative to plain milk) is heart healthy. 

Spanish researchers compared the effects of plain milk and chocolate milk in a randomized, controlled, cross-over, free-living study.  The subjects included 24 healthy people and 20 people with moderately high cholesterol. 

Pharmacy: Where to Buy Placebos

Pharmacy: Where to Buy Placebos

Have you visited your local pharmacy lately? I recommend it as a bit of a reality check. Check out the stuff for sale near the cash register - that's the stuff they want to catch your eye as you pay, hoping you'll "pick up something extra," the stuff with the highest profit margin.

But before you head out, a few words about placebos.

The GAPS Diet & Histamine Intolerance

The GAPS Diet & Histamine Intolerance

Histamine intolerance is a growing concern today, and awareness is slowly growing amongst practitioners.

The GAPS™ Protocol is a digestive healing protocol that does wonders for nourishing and helping the body ... helping many families regain their health even when conventional medicine has failed to help them do so. The range of conditions GAPS™ can help address includes:

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