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New Evidence That Chocolate Lowers Stroke Risk
2011-10-11 10:07:26

Chocolate lovers may have a new reason to celebrate: A Swedish study suggests that women who have a couple of small chocolate bars every week are 20 percent less likely to suffer debilitating strokes than those who abstain from eating chocolate. The study, published this week in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, looked at more than 33,000 women and found that the more chocolate they ate, the lower their risk of stroke. This finding adds to the strong evidence that links...

2011-05-16 09:00:00

WASHINGTON, May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- "Celebrating the Diversity of Cocoa WHAT: Origins" World Cocoa Foundation Partnership Meeting Wednesday and Thursday, May 18 and 19, WHEN: 2011 Hilton San Francisco Financial WHERE: District, San Francisco, CA More than 200 representatives from industry, government, development organizations, and research...

2011-05-03 04:30:00

DALLAS, Texas, May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The report 'Global Chocolate, Cocoa Beans, Lecithin, Sugar and Vanilla Market By Market Share, Trade, Prices, Geography Trend and Forecast (2011-2016)' analyzes the chocolate market by products, sales category, and geography and studies the major market drivers, restraints, and opportunities for the chocolate market in North America, Europe, and Asia. The global chocolate market is expected to grow from $83.2 billion in 2010.to $98.3 billion in...

2010-12-27 00:00:37

Researchers from Penn State University and the French agricultural research and development organization CIRAD have sequenced the complete genome of a Criollo strain of Theobroma Cacao and recently published the research in the journal Nature Genetics. Mark Guiltinan, Director of Plant Genomics at Cacao Biotechnologies and cacao research team leader at Penn State, has already identified hundreds of genes potentially involved in pathogen resistance and even health benefits, all of which can be...

2010-06-02 09:49:00

CARSON CITY, Nev., June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Fruitology, Inc., a leading developer of high quality, distinctive, wholesome beverages and supplements, is pleased to announce Cacao Dark Chocolate -- a weight management liquid supplement with a rich, decadent chocolate taste designed to satisfy one's sweet tooth while making you feel fuller faster and resulting in weight loss. The twice-daily supplement, which is free of preservatives, corn syrup and other fillers, will soon be available in the...

2009-11-24 17:51:15

A recent study confirms that the antioxidants and other plant-based nutrients in chocolate and cocoa products are highly associated with the amount of non-fat cocoa-derived ingredients in the product. The study expands on previously published results. The study, published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, was conducted by a scientific team from The Hershey Company, Brunswick Laboratories, and Cornell University, compared the detailed cocoa antioxidant contents of commercially...

2009-04-09 08:01:00

18­month grant will support farmer training and development of innovative technologies in Cote d'Ivoire and Ghana WASHINGTON, April 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The World Cocoa Foundation (WCF) and the Swedish Chocolate, Confectionery and Biscuit Manufacturers' Association (CHOKOFA) today announced a new occupational safety and health project. The "Improving Occupational Safety and Health on West African Cocoa Farms" project, supported by an 18-month grant, will focus on farmer...

2009-02-10 20:22:54

A U.S. health educator advises giving the gift of cancer prevention -- dark chocolate on Valentine's Day. Sally Scroggs of the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center's Cancer Prevention Center in Houston also advises adding a special message in the card noting dark chocolate may aid in cancer prevention. Dark chocolate has a higher percentage of healthy antioxidants, without the increased sugar and saturated fats added to milk chocolate, Scroggs said in a statement. Choose dark...

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2009-02-03 10:45:00

Historians say the use of chocolate goes back some 1,000 years in what is now the United States. University researchers worked along side the Hershey Center for Health and Nutrition on a special report about chocolate's history published in Tuesday's issue of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.The report said evidence of chocolate has been found in Pueblo Bonito in Chaco Canyon, N.M., the earliest indication of the tasty substance north of Mexico. Patricia L. Crown of the...


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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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