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Why Dark Chocolate Is Good For You

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March 19, 2014
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Researchers at Louisiana State University say good bacteria in the stomach feasts on dark chocolate to produce compounds that are good for your heart. Video provided by Newsy


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A Good Nose: Mary Roach Studies 'Olfactory Forensics'

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Red Wine Ingredient Could Increase Life Expectancy to 150 Years

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