Chocolate in the News

Over the past several years, cacao and dark, healthy chocolate have attracted the attention of the medical, health and media worlds. The following are just a few of the headlines highlighting chocolate’s many health benefits:

  • “Medical Breakthroughs: Another Reason to Eat Chocolate”
    Natural Health, July 1, 2005

  • “…Not only does [chocolate] taste good, studies show that it improves blood flow to your heart...”
    Newsweek, November 2007

  • “Chocolate the Newest Brain Food?”
    Shape, September 1, 2006

  • “Chocolate -- particularly dark chocolate -- has been linked in other research to improved cardiovascular health and longevity, possibly because of its antioxidant properties.”
    U.S. News, April 2010

  • “Boosting Brain Power With Chocolate”
    Medical News Today, February 2007

  • “New Evidence on Why Cocoa is Beneficial to Cardiovascular Health”
    EurekAlert! 16 January, 2006

  • “Heart-Healthy Compound in Chocolate Identified”
    www.ucdavis.edu, 18 January 2006