Tag - American Chemical Society

Dark Chocolate. Good For The Gut?

The health benefits of eating dark chocolate have been extolled for centuries, but the exact reason has remained a mystery — until now. Researchers have just reported that certain bacteria in the stomach gobble the chocolate and ferment it into anti-inflammatory compounds that are good for the heart. Their findings were unveiled at the 247th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society. “We found that there are two kinds of microbes in the gut: the [...]

Read more...