The chocolate science hype machine

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The dark side of mars-sponsored chocolate studies.

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Chocolate is good for health, study finds. Small study, points to chocolate as a weight-loss aid. Senior moments? Chocolate may be the answer to your problems. These are are just a few of the headlines that permeate through the web. However, these claims made in headlines about chocolate and it’s glorious benefits need to be taken with a grain of salt. Looking deeper into the studies, and the flaws of the study being short-term, with a small number of participants, and measurements of health that don’t translate well into endpoints that really matter for health.


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