Eating Chocolate Proven to Reduce Stress Hormones
Science has proven what I have known all along: eating chocolate reduces stress! The "chocolate cure" has been clinically studied. Published in the Journal of Proteome Research, Medical News reports:
It found that eating about an ounce and a half of dark chocolate a day for two weeks reduced levels of stress hormones in the bodies of people feeling highly stressed...
Sunil Kochhar and colleagues note growing scientific evidence that antioxidants and other beneficial substances in dark chocolate may reduce risk factors for heart disease and other physical conditions. Studies also suggest that chocolate may ease emotional stress.
In my experience, a glass of red wine
coupled with chocolate works best :) Of course, organic chocolate
yields premier results.
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Posted by Jennifer Lance at January 28, 2010 1:10 AM