Posted by: arkachips | April 3, 2009

Chocolate makes you smarter

OK, slightly misleading – but it does make you better at mental math! Which, in my book, counts as ‘smarter’.

Also, chocloate fights off fatigue.

So, rejoice! Let them eat chocolate! It’s good for you! 🙂

The findings suggest students who binge on chocolate when revising for exams may gain a real benefit from doing so.

“For things that are difficult to do, mentally demanding things that maybe crop up in your work it could help,” Prof Kennedy said.

The flavanols, part of a group of chemicals called polyphenols, work by increasing the flow of blood into the brain.


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