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    Quote Originally Posted by Roderic View Post
    Scientists found that small amounts of dark chocolate may improve health in a similar way to exercise.

    The researchers focused on the mitochondria, the tiny powerhouses in cells that generate energy, and discovered that a plant compound found in chocolate, called epicatechin, appeared to stimulate the same muscle response as vigorous activity.

    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health/he...-exercise.html
    Good to know. I've always enjoyed dark club chocolate, in moderation, of course.

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    I like the dark chocolate as well, with a cup of strong coffee.

    You took the words out of my mouth. The two go together so well!!!!

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