Harvard University, Chocolate and Alzheimers disease; some new exciting research.
Alzheimer’s disease is a mind destroying degenerative process that affects many elderly people. The disease robs one of their memory and eventually the ability to do and negotiate simple tasks.
The good news is that new research points to a possible cure for the disease which is as simple as Chocolate. Find out about it here
Harvard Researchers: Chocolate Protects Against Alzheimer’s
Tuesday, 22 Oct 2013 John Bachman and Nick Tate
Here’s some sweet health news for chocolate lovers: A daily dose of the sugary treat may help prevent Alzheimer’s disease. That’s the conclusion of new research at Harvard Medical School that found people who drank two cups of hot cocoa a day had improved memory and blood flow to the brain.
But the benefits only come from certain types of chocolate, which contain high levels of beneficial antioxidants, notes one of the nation’s top Alzheimer’s experts, Dr. Gary Small, professor of psychiatry and aging. It’s also important to know that you can get too much of a good thing.
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“I think it is healthy in moderation, that’s the key because if you drink too much cocoa or eat too many chocolate bars you’re going to gain a lot of calories and that is not good for the brain,” Dr. Small tells Newsmax Health. “In fact it’s the dark chocolates that are particularly potent; milk chocolates have very little and white chocolate has almost none. So if you want the antioxidant boost, go for the dark chocolate.”
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