We’ve heard the probable benefits of dark chocolate — the kind with 60 percent or more cocoa solids — extolled in recent years.
You may have noticed that Mars is trying to cash in on the “healthy snacking” trend by pouring Dove chocolate over blueberries and cranberries. University of Michigan researchers even added dark chocolate to their healing foods pyramid.
But Christine A. Jones, an associated professor of French and Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies at the University of Utah, tells us that this is nothing new. Continue reading