Wednesday, March 31, 2010

For The Love Of Chocolate

*News Flash* from CNN:


Chocolate is good for your heart!

It is believed that the daily consumption of moderate amounts of chocolate lower the risk of heart disease and stroke.
It is further suggested that eating a little chocolate (dark moreso than milk and not white at all), will lower high blood pressure.


This makes sense to me, because eating chocolate releases endorphins which produce a pleasureable feeling. High blood pressure has no chance of survival when immersed in absolute pleasure. That's the law.

"The good news is that chocolate is not as bad as we used to think, and may even lower the risk of heart disease and stroke," says Buijsse. "The bad news, at least for some of us, is that the amounts that are needed to benefit from these effects appear to be quite low."

That last part is bad news, but the good part is that it's important to eat chocolate to have a strong, healthy heart. I love this news. Most things are good in moderation. So please, endulge a little every day and treat your body to a real treat!

Bon Apetit!

9 comments:

Suburbia said...

Oh yes please!

Clowncar said...

I'm more interested in the recent news that beer is good for you.

Wanderlust Scarlett said...

*passes bowl of chocolate* here you are! Wish I could share it over tea with you!
;D



Clowncar - I hadn't heard that beer was good for you. I know they say that red wine is, though, and that works for me. Especially with the chocolate.
How about this; get some chocolate for your wife and tell her you are keeping her healthy. You drink the beer and stay healthy that way.
;D


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Molly said...

Who says women aren't the smartest creatures on the planet? We've known this about chocolate all along [on a cellular level, if not a cerebral one!]

Wanderlust Scarlett said...

That's one of the most intelligent things I've ever read. You are brilliant, madam.

;D


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Molly said...

Scarlett! Is there a subliminal message in your second picture today?? Life's changes?? Will you be elaborating soon?

Wanderlust Scarlett said...

Miss Molly,

I will not be elaborating at this time. I will say that you are one smart cookie.

~HUGS~

XOXO
Scarlett & Viaggiatore

J at www.jellyjules.com said...

Why, oh why, can't this be true for potato chips?

Wanderlust Scarlett said...

Jules... I'm so sorry. Check Whole Foods and see what they have.
;D

XO

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