Chocolate can be good for you

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(HealthDayNews) -- Frequent chocolate feasts will undoubtedly expand your waistline, but you should treat yourself to a bar once in a while. It can actually be good for you.

The mouth-watering treat contains large amounts of beneficial chemicals that may reduce the risk of many cancers.

According to the University of California, Berkley, one large ongoing study exploring the benefits of exercise found that men who eat one to three bars of chocolate a month live longer than those who eat none. No one knows why, but who cares. If you're a chocolate lover, this is good news.


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