health benefits of chocolate

Is Chocolate Good for You?

Cocoa, known as “god food,” has been beloved by civilizations for centuries. It was considered an aphrodisiac and today, it’s consumed in large amounts. In fact, the average American eats about 9.5 pounds of chocolate each year. And this delicious dessert, when eaten in moderation, can have health benefits. Types…

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Lose Weight by Being Socially Active

Staying trim can be difficult with so many temptations lurking about. If you plan on skipping a summer cookout to avoid the lure of tasty treats, you should reconsider. New research shows that staying “socially active” can actually help you keep the weight off. Studies on Social Activities and Weight…

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A Very Berry Diet Can Help Save Your Life

Why inflammation is so dangerous? Inflammation is a critical process of your body’s immune system and helps to heal your body. When inflammation increases or gets out of control it causes damage and can result in chronic diseases such as heart disease, depression, weight gain, autoimmune diseases, and cancer, to name…

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Brain Boosting Blueberry Smoothie

This is Kathleen’s perfect health brew and it is a great way to wake up your mind, body, and soul to start the day. Blueberries: Research shows blueberries contain the highest level of antioxidants of all fruits and vegetables which helps prevent cancer and other diseases. A six year study of 16,010…

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Eat Right for a Healthy Heart

It’s no coincidence that February was elected as American Heart Month. This is a time for celebrating love and eating healthy food for your heart. Heart-healthy meals can keep you in shape and extend your life. Fortunately, we’ve got tips on what to eat for a healthy heart, including heart healthy…

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Eat Chocolate: Valentine’s Superfood

Chocolate is not only incredibly tasty, but it is also wonderfully healthy to eat. This is why it is known as Valentine’s Superfood. All chocolate is healthy but the dark version of it is even healthier. For example, it is 70% higher in cocoa content. Also it contains less sugar…

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Emotional Eating Tips That Can Change Your Life

Do you eat more when you’re feeling stressed? Do you eat to feel better hoping to calm yourself when you’re sad or anxious? Stress, isolation, and sadness are often sources of emotional eating (also known as compulsive eating). Tips for Emotional Eating Disorders Triggers. Begin by identifying your triggers. Do…

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