Daily Archives: October 22, 2010

Dark Chocolate Good or Bad Health Effects?

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Dark Chocolate Good or Bad Health Effects? Is dark chocolate good or bad for your health? Health experts are still debating. Check out the story below.

Dark chocolate, which contains polyphenols, can be a part of a healthy diet according to a study which found that polyphenols found in cocoa solids may help control cholesterol levels among type II diabetics.

However, researchers from Diabetes UK, a leading health charity, point out that chocolate’s high fat and sugar contents would outweigh the said benefit gained from cocoa solids.

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Weight Loss Tips: Turn Off the Lights When You Sleep

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Weight Loss Tips: Turn Off the Lights When You Sleep. To lose weight, you do not just trim down eat less or reduce your calorie intake. A new study suggests that you should also turn off the lights at night.

The study, which was published online in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, focused on how prolonged computer use and television viewing at night associated with lack of physical activity add risks for obesity.

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