Sign me up for a clinical trial: Chocolate Could Improve Brain Blood Flow, Thinking Skills For Seniors

For some people, indulging in a daily chocolate habit could be all it takes for a better-working brain.

A small new study conducted by Harvard researchers shows that drinking two cups of hot chocolate a day for 30 days was linked with improved blood flow to the brain andbetter scores on memory and thinking skill tests for elderly people with impaired blood flow.

Researchers noted that memory and thinking skills and brain blood flow are linked because of a concept called “neurovascular coupling.”  More on this happy news.


About The Rev. Thomas C. Jackson

Ordained to the priesthood in December, 2010.
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