Archive for: November, 2007

Mmmm...chocolate! (Flavinol, actually)

Nov 21 2007 Published by under Medicine

Blogging on Peer-Reviewed ResearchThey media is often full of hype about "health foods". True "health food", to quote Michael Pollan, probably means, "Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants.'' That being said, chemical compounds isolated from natural substances (foods included) are an important line of medical research and can lead to insights on the health effects of food, and on drug development. The latest issue of Circulation, the journal of the American Heart Association, has a lovely little article about the cardiac effects of chocolate---and who doesn't care about chocolate? Continue Reading »

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