Marriage and Family Therapy

New Evidence That Dark Chocolate Helps Ease Emotional Stress

The "chocolate cure" for emotional stress is getting new support from a clinical trial published online in ACS' Journal of Proteome Research. It found that eating about an ounce and a half of dark chocolate a day for two weeks reduced levels of stress hormones in the bodies of people feeling highly stressed. Everyone's favorite treat also partially corrected other stress-related biochemical imbalances.

Read entire article:  ScienceDaily (Nov. 12, 2009)


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