Researchers Discover Dark Chocolate's Health Benefit


By Alabama News Network

You've probably heard that dark chocolate is good for you, but now scientists say they can pinpoint why.
Researchers at Louisiana State University say good bacteria in the stomach feast on the chocolate and then produce compounds that are anti-inflammatory.

Cardiovascular tissue then absorbs the compounds, improving heart health. 

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