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Scientists Figure Out How to Make Chocolate Healthier

It involves the not-so-tasty-sounding pulp preconditioning

(Newser) - One of your vices could one day be a little more virtuous: Scientists are today announcing that they've figured out how to make chocolate healthier. The findings will be detailed by researchers from Belgium's Ghent University and the University of Ghana at the national meeting of the American... More »

To Load Up on Antioxidants, Eat ... Popcorn?

Who needs fruit?

(Newser) - Good news for snackers: Looks like popcorn is healthier than previously believed. Experts knew it was rich in fiber and low in calories, but it turns out it's full of antioxidants, too, Health.com reports. By simulating the body's breakdown of the food, researchers have found that it'... More »

Glass of Red a Day May Cut Heart Disease By 33%

New research shows in vino, health benefits

(Newser) - Here's to new evidence that red wine is good for the heart. Women who drank two glasses of red wine a day had higher levels of "good" HDL cholesterol and lower levels of substances that cause blood vessel inflammation, according to a study in the American Journal of Clinical ... More »

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