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Old 08-29-2011, 06:24 PM
 
Location: Victoria, BC.
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The report, published Monday in the British medical journal BMJ, showed that those in the group that consumed the most chocolate had decreases of 37 percent in the risk of any cardiovascular disorder and 29 percent in the risk for stroke.

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/08/30/he...revention.html
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Old 08-29-2011, 06:27 PM
 
Location: Georgia, USA
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The report, published Monday in the British medical journal BMJ, showed that those in the group that consumed the most chocolate had decreases of 37 percent in the risk of any cardiovascular disorder and 29 percent in the risk for stroke.

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/08/30/he...revention.html
Great news for us chocolate addicts!


Now the trick is to enjoy it in small quantities!
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Old 08-29-2011, 06:34 PM
 
Location: Victoria, BC.
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My 24 year old son nibbles on organically grown cacao beans, (not fattening) and grows his own wheat grass...He is becoming a health nut...A year ago he lived on pizza.
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Old 08-29-2011, 06:39 PM
 
Location: eastern pa
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My 24 year old son nibbles on organically grown cacao beans, (not fattening) and grows his own wheat grass...He is becoming a health nut...A year ago he lived on pizza.
Just curious, what prompted the change? Was there a catalyst?
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Old 08-29-2011, 06:58 PM
 
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My 24 year old son nibbles on organically grown cacao beans, (not fattening) and grows his own wheat grass...He is becoming a health nut...A year ago he lived on pizza.
What's unhealthy about pizza ? Just about everything is ok in moderation.
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Old 08-29-2011, 07:15 PM
 
Location: SoCal - Sherman Oaks & Woodland Hills
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The report, published Monday in the British medical journal BMJ, showed that those in the group that consumed the most chocolate had decreases of 37 percent in the risk of any cardiovascular disorder and 29 percent in the risk for stroke.

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/08/30/he...revention.html

But they had 100% more tooth/dental problems and were on average 150 pounds overweight.
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Old 08-29-2011, 07:15 PM
 
Location: Victoria, BC.
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What's unhealthy about pizza ? Just about everything is ok in moderation.
There was no moderation...Pizza for every meal.
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Old 08-29-2011, 07:17 PM
 
Location: Far from where I'd like to be
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But they had 100% more tooth/dental problems and were on average 150 pounds overweight.
Missed that part. Was it in the jump? The jump that doesn't exist?
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Old 08-29-2011, 07:18 PM
 
Location: Victoria, BC.
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Just curious, what prompted the change? Was there a catalyst?
Yes about a year ago he collapsed, and called me on his cell for help...He was malnourished, not because he wasn't eating enough, but because many things vital to good heath are not found in pizza...
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Old 08-30-2011, 05:24 PM
 
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The darker the chocolate...the better.....sanspeur...it is possible to create a fabulous pizza loaded with "many things vital to good health".
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