Is Chocolate the New Brain Food?

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We’ve all heard about the healing powers of red wine – in moderation, of course. But a new study suggests hot chocolate may be the elixir of choice for older people who want to keep their minds sharp.     The study of 60 older adults linked 30 days of twice-daily hot cocoa consumption to a 30 percent bump in memory and thinking abilities among those who had impaired blood flow to their brains.     Study author Dr. Farzaneh Sorond, a neurologist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and assistant professor of neurology at Harvard Medical School, said chocolate seemed to boost the brain’s blood supply, citing an 8.3 percent increase in blood flow after a month’s worth of hot cocoa…MORE

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