The Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry now reports that the same compound that gives wine its cancer-fighting power-the antioxidant resveratrol-is also abundant in dark chocolate! Resveratrol has been shown in numerous studies to promote cancer cell death and tinker with cancer cell genes in a way that prevents the disease from developing. Satisfy your sweet tooth with 1 oz to 2 oz of dark chocolate daily. TIP: Women who enjoyed 2 oz of dark chocolate daily for three months had smoother, more supple skin that those who didn’t.
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