Sweet news for chocoholics: it makes you smarter!
Few stories will match this one in terms of the joy it will bring to people with a sweet tooth.
At long last, scientists have confirmed what the rest of us chocolate junkies have known for a long time – eating the chocolatey deliciousness actually makes you smarter.
Scientists say they’ve found a “linear” correlation between chocolate consumption per capita and the number of Nobel laureates per 10 million persons in a total of 23 countries. We say “Hooray for that”.
According to Columbia University professor Franz Messerli, “flavonoids”, which is s the name for antioxidants found in cocoa, green tea, red wine and some fruits, appear “to be effective in slowing down or even reversing the reductions in cognitive performance that occur with age.”
In other words, the more chocolate you eat the less likely you are to lose your memory.
So now that we know there is a direct correlation between eating countries who win Nobel prizes, what more evidence do you need?
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