good news for chocoholics

chocolate-barsi’m not a huge chocolate guy, i’ll admit. but i live with two chocoholics (jeannie and max – especially dark choc for both of ’em).

if you’re looking for justification for your chocolate intake…
if you’re bad at math and need a little a boost…
if you’re a youth worker at church budget time…

researchers Emma Wightman, David Kennedy and colleagues found that:

Mental arithmetic became easier after volunteers had been given large amounts of compounds found in chocolate, called flavanols, in a hot cocoa drink.
They were also less likely to feel tired or mentally drained, the findings, presented at the British Psychological Society annual conference in Brighton show.

here’s the article.

(ht to neatorama)

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