CBS NEWS has reported the latest in Health Pop: Eating Lots of Chocolate helps People Stay Thin.
Published in the Archives of Internal Medicine:
"The researchers found that the participants - who were an average age of 57 - ate chocolate for an average of twice of week and exercised roughly 3.5 times per week. But the more frequent chocolate-eaters had smaller BMIs, a ratio of height and weight that's used to measure obesity.
What explains the effect? Even though chocolate can be loaded with calories, it's full of antioxidants and other ingredients that may promote weight loss, the researchers said"
*you can read more of the article HERE.
Did you notice, they didn't even say it had to be dark chocolate?
hmmmm... but it did mention exercising 3 times a week.
To which Mr. Cactus JOKINGLY replied "I knew it. Eventually they will discover that everything I love to eat is healthy for me."