Alliance of Cocoa Producing Countries
MEMBER COUNTRIES ACTIVITIES RESEARCH INFO RESOURCES FORUM HOME

17th ICRC   
ICRC Register   

Member Countries   

Activities   

Research Info   

Resources   

Forum   

Home   



Newsletters
1st - 5th July 2013
Earlier Newsletters

Alliance of Cocoa
Producing Countries

National Assembly Complex
Tafawa Balewa Square
P.O. Box 1718
Lagos, Nigeria
+234-70-9814-1735
+234-70-9814-1736
Fax:
+234-70-9814-1734
info@copal-cpa.org
17icrc@copal-cpa.org

Resources

    COCOA PRODUCERS' ALLIANCE                  CPA-PRC 68/02

    68th General Assembly
    Accra - Ghana
    3rd to 7th October 2005

    Promotion Committee

     

    REFERENCES ON THE BENEFITS OF COCOA

    Health, Nutritional, Medicinal and other uses of Cocoa

     

    1.                  Chocolate and Health
    Can Chocolate/Confectionary products fit into a healthy diet?  That is diet that provides the appropriate proportions of energy from carbohydrates, fat and protein and meets our requirements for vitamins and minerals?  The answer is yes. 
    http://www.copal-cpa.org/chocolate.php

     

    2.                  World Cocoa Foundation - Encouraging Sustainable, Responsible Cocoa Growing
    The World Cocoa Foundation promotes sustainable, responsible cocoa growing to improve the well being of millions of family farmers worldwide who grow cocoa. ... Health and Nutrition : Health and Nutrition ... Serum Cholesterol. Chocolate & Cocoa: Health and Nutrition Book Review. Health & Nutrition Organizations ...
    www.chocolateandcocoa.org/Process/Health

     

    3.                   WebMD: Cocoa: The Next Health Drink?
    Rich, Dark Cocoa May Melt Away High Blood Pressure Read Cocoa: The Next Health Drink? online at WebMD. WebMD provides valuable health information, tools for managing your health. ... Cocoa: The Next Health Drink? Diet & Nutrition Rich, Dark Cocoa May Melt Away High Blood Pressure. nutrition in cocoa medical health drink information advice articles ....
    my.webmd.com/content/article/17/1671_52817

     

    4.                  Is Chocolate A New Health Food?
    Great news for chocolate lovers. This article by Meri Raffetto RD explains the health benefits of chocolate. ... About>Health & Fitness>Nutrition> Nutrition, Health, & LIfe> Nutrition Guest Articles> Is Chocolate A New Health ... are found in the cocoa butter and cocoa solids. Milk chocolate is ...

    nutrition
    .about.com/od/guestarticles/a/chocolateguest.htm?...

     

    5.                  Chocolate & Cocoa: Health and Nutrition
    Fine Dark Chocolate: ratings tastings analysis health wellness lifestyle and resources ... Chocolate & Cocoa: Health and Nutrition. Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Chocolate Answered in Book, Chocolate & Cocoa: Health and Nutrition ...

    finedarkchocolate.com/.../Chocolate_Cocoa_Health_Nutrition.asp

     

    6.                  Health, Healthy Eating and Nutrition News
    Latest health and nutrition news from around the world. Statistics, surveys, research and studies as well as new products ... bmj.com -- UK health news 20050811: "Cocoa fights clots ... Kingdom (MSR, PNA, NEA, and TJK), and the Nutrition, Food and Health Research Center, King's College London, London ...

    nutrition
    -news.blogspot.com

     

    7.                  Terepia International Wholesale Health and Nutrition Sourcing - Articles
    Terepia International is a sourcing and research company for the health and nutrition industry. We specialize in pomemgranate powder, stevia, living egg, and activated ionic trace minerals. ... Potential Heart Health Benefits of Cocoa Polyphenols. Prof. Norman K ... our overall thoughts on the subject of nutrition. Concerns about adequacy of nutrition, and concepts of what ...

    terepia.com/cocoapolyphenols.html
    .

     

    8.                  Dark chocolate may provide some health benefits
    A recent study found that dark chocolate intake improved insulin sensitivity and resistance and decreased blood pressure, but white chocolate intake ...

    AORN Journal
    , 6/1/05 ·

     

    9.                  How sweet it is - scoop: health fitness nutrition diet supplements personal care environment - benefits of chocolate - Brief Article
    Although most Americans may not know what a "functional food" is, that doesn't mean they're not consuming it in great quantities and on purpose. Functional ...

    Vegetarian Times
    , 11/1/02 ·

     

    10.              Chocolate's dark health secret
    EARLY REPORTS that chocolate has health benefits are now being bolstered by new research. In a joint study at the University of Glasgow and the National

    Muscle & Fitness/Hers
    , 12/1/03 ·

     

    11.              More good news on the chocolate front - health matters - catechins in chocolate, black tea, and apples - Brief Article
    Now there's another excuse to indulge in that piece of chocolate you've been squirreling away. According to a study conducted in the Netherlands, catechins .

    Better Nutrition
    , 10/1/01 ·

     

    12.              Good News For Chocolate-Lovers - health - Brief Article
    Here's news every chocolate-lover longs to hear: Chocolate may actually be good for you--especially dark varieties. Dutch researchers indicate that dark chocolate contains four times the amount of…..

    USA Today (Society for the Advancement of Education)
    , 3/1/01 ·

     

    13.              The Chocolate Myth Factory - health claims of chocolate
    "Chocolate and cocoa drinks, it turns out, contain an abundant dose of flavonoids, potent antioxidants that have been found most notably in red wine, ..

    Nutrition Action Healthletter
    , 3/1/01 by Bonnie Liebman ·

     

    14.              Chocolate and disease prevention - how compounds in chocolate can affect health - Brief Article
    A study conducted at the University of California-Davis in the January 2001 issue of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition studied 10 healthy people ..

    Better Nutrition
    , 3/1/01

     

    15.              Is Chocolate a Health Food?
    Most people love chocolate, and numerous psychoactive chemicals have been found in it that may explain its attraction. These include caffeine (a stimulant), ...

    Townsend Letter for Doctors and Patients
    , 2/1/01 by Melvyn R. Werbach ·

     

    16.              Eat chocolate don't worry - polyphenols and antioxidants in milk chocolate have health benefits
    The luscious milk chocolate fondants at a summer wedding...Creamy Godiva truffles in your Christmas stocking...A giant Hershey's[R] kiss for Valentine's ...

    Healthy & Natural Journal
    , 12/1/00 by Debra M. Gorham

     

    17.             Short Takes - health benefits of chocolate; pickle juice used for hydration
    CHOCOLATE CLEANSER Good news for chocolate lovers: your daily fix could help prevent tooth decay. Researchers at Japan's Osaka University found the husk (outer shell) of the cocoa bean--which u..

    Science World
    , 11/13/00 ·

     

    18.              The cultural pharmacology of chocolate
    The relationship between chocolate and female health in our culture is legendary. How many times have we heard a female friend say they "need chocolate," ...

    Townsend Letter for Doctors and Patients
    , 11/1/04 by Tim Batchelder ·

     

    19.              Good reasons to eat more chocolate
    IN ITS EARLIEST INCEPTION, it was a bitter, frothy potion seasoned with chili pepper and sipped by Mesoamerican civilizations who sought the digestive, ...

    Natural Health
    , 11/1/04 ·

     

    20.              Candy USA!
    If you love chocolate, candy and gum this is the site for you. From the latest health news and candy stats to recipes and fun facts, CandyUSA provides lots of information you'll want to know. ... past 25 years of studies on chocolate and health. Published as a reference book titled Chocolate & Cocoa, Health and Nutrition, the review is aimed ...

    www.candyusa.org/media/nutrition/scientific_consensus.asp

     

    21.              Nutrition Facts about Cocoa and Chocolate
    Nutrition
    facts about cocoa and chocolate. ... Nutrition Facts. About the cacao tree ... have been many studies linking cocoa and dark chocolate with health benefits. Cocoa and chocolate contain a large amount ...
    www.cacaoweb.net/nutrition.html

     

    22.              Prevent Disease.com - Hot Cocoa Tops Red Wine And Tea In Antioxidants
    ... evidence of the health benefits of cocoa and points to a ... Lifestyle Membership Mens Health Mental Health Motivation Nutrition Pets Prevention Relationships Sexual Health ...

    preventdisease.com/news/.../hot_cocoa_tops_red_wine_antioxidants.shtml

     

    23.              Chocolate's Potential Health Benefits – and its Effect on Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Patients
    Scientists reported preliminary evidence recently that cocoa and other chocolates may keep high blood pressure down, your blood flowing and your heart healthy. But is it good for those who suffer with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome? ... Health Benefits Nutrition Notes May 2001. 14 Vinson JA, Proch J, Zubik L. Phenol antioxidant quantity and quality in foods: cocoa ...

    www.immunesupport.com/library/showarticle.cfm/ID/3464
    -

     

    24.              Chocolate & Cocoa: 'Healthy' benefits or negative health effects?
    Takes a critical look at the recent
    www.acu-cell.com/choc.html

     

    25.              AllRefer Health - Medical News > Mug of cocoa helps crush cancer : Experts
    Puruse latest health news headlines, latest articles, and research findings. Includes a searchable archive of medical and health news for consumers and medical and health-industry professionals. ... Alternative Medicine. Diet & Nutrition. Diseases & Conditions. Health News ... important role in human health," Lee said. The researchers give thumbs up to cocoa over chocolate, thanks to ...
    health
    .allrefer.com/news/index.php?ID=4875

     

    26.              Health and Nutrition ::: Healthy Eating - Chocolate Without Guilt
    ... a case of wishful thinking on the part of the media? Health & Nutrition checked out the facts ... chocolate is made with cocoa butter but not cocoa itself. The subjects ...

    health
    nnutrition.co.in/display_Standard.asp?section=nutrition&... -

     

    27.              http://www.tambcd.edu/dentalhealthcheck/articles/Articles/050214_Healthy_Chocolate.html
    ... Dental Health Check with Dr. Linda Niessen. Dental health topics from Dr ... (Click on health and nutrition) Note: World Cocoa Foundation is funded by candy companies ...

    tambcd.edu/.../articles/Articles/050214_Healthy_Chocolate.html
    -           

     

    28.              Cocoa's Surprising Health Benefits
    ... discusses the surprising health benefits of cocoa. ... responsible for the health benefits of cocoa. Like carotenes ... plentiful flavonoids were in cocoa, particularly as compared with ...

    www.infoaging.org/feat33.html

     

    29.              International Cocoa Organisation Questions_and_Answers_nutrition_health
    International Cocoa Organization ICCO, an international commodity body working for the cocoa and chocolate industry. Questions and Answers - Nutrition/Health ... Micro-organisms. Nutrition/Health. Organic. Pests and diseases. Post harvest processing. Prices. Production of cocoa beans ...

    www.icco.org/questions/qindex32.htm

     

    30.              Chocolate health
    Exquisite Handmade Chocolate truffles that you must try. Only the finest chocolates used to create the ultimate chocolate experience. ... book titled Chocolate & Cocoa, Health and Nutrition, is aimed at scientists, nutritionists, and the medical ... Larry Graham, president of the American Cocoa Research Institute (ACRI ...

    lafontain.com/health.html

     

    31.              InteliHealth: Nutrition
    InteliHealth - Featuring Harvard Medical School's consumer health information. Breaking health news and updates on the most important and intriguing stories, from AP, The New York Times Syndicate, and InteliHealth. ... The study adds to growing evidence of the health benefits of cocoa and points to a tasty alternative in the quest to ... Mental Health. Nutrition News ..

     
    intelihealth.com/IH/ihtIH/WSIHW000/333/8015/371652.html?...

     

    32.              History of Cocoa
    A CACAO CHRONOLOGY. Critical Moments in the Relationship Between Theobroma cacao and Homo sapiens. ca. 1000 B.C.:.. time classic Maya civilization collapses and the Toltec state emerges, cocoa beans are a major Mesoamerican commodity .. All sorts of medicinal properties are attributed to it.

    www.oardc.ohio-state.edu/cocoa/chronology.htm

     

    33.              FindHealthNews : News, Reviews and Articles On Medicinal Plants
    News, Reviews, and Articles on Medicinal Plants from news sites, newspapers and magazines around the world. ... She sites Peterson's A Field Guide to Medicinal Plants, in which authors Steven Foster and ... harvesting its nuts, fruits, medicinal plants, cocoa, rubber, timber and trash, rather ...

    www.findhealthnews.com/files/Medicinal_Plants.html

     

    34.              Mars Talks Up Cocoa's Medicinal Potential
    Mars Inc. said yesterday it is holding "serious discussions with large pharmaceutical companies" about the development of a line of cocoa-based prescription drugs that could help treat diabetes, some forms of dementia and other ailments. ... Mars Talks Up Cocoa's Medicinal Potential. Drug Companies Interested; Some Experts Skeptical ...

    washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/.../AR2005072501615_pf.html

     

    35.              Cocoa
    ... A Remedy For. Cocoa is sometimes recommended for diarrhea, urinary tract infections, and ... as a medical necessity! Unfortunately, Cocoa's medicinal effects are actually quite limited ...

    www.pdrhealth.com/drug_info/nmdrugprofiles/herbaldrugs/100780.shtml

     

    36.              Cocoa's Surprising Health Benefits
    ... medicinal properties. Scientists have long known that nutrients called flavonoids were responsible for the health benefits of cocoa ... were in cocoa, particularly as compared ...

    www.infoaging.org/feat33.html

     

    37.              Market Development Section - Organic Products Home Page
    Welcome to the ITC Organic Products Web Page

    www.intracen.org/mds/sectors/organic/welcome.htm
    -

     

    38.              Cocoa Story: Cocoa as raw material
    ... was a time when physicians attributed special medicinal properties to cocoa, as they did to tea and coffee ... because of its taste. Whereas cocoa mass is the main ingredient of ...

    www.eurococoa.com/cocoa/story
    -

     

    39.              AAAS ATLAS OF POPULATION AND ENVIRONMENT
    AAAS 2000. Cocoa: a Harvest to Save the Forest. ocoa cultivation can be a major driver of rainforest destruction. ... Clearance to plant cocoa has for a century or more opened up the forests of West Africa, with ... kept for their timber, for medicinal bark and to provide additional shade ...

    www.ourplanet.com/aaas/pages/issues02.html
    -

     

    40.              Cocoa growing and chocolate manufacturing
    Cocoa
    plantations in West Indies and Africa ... Some of the earliest cocoa makers were apothecaries (early chemists) who became interested because of the supposed medicinal properties of cocoa. They had the skills ...
    cadbury.co.uk/EN/CTB2003/about_chocolate/.../cocoa_makers.htm

     

    41.              POTENTIAL HEALTH BENEFITS OF CONSUMING IROMA CHOCOLATES
    ... physiological benefits of ... cacao beans. imported from six countries: Ghana, Ivory Coast, Columbia, Ecuador, Trinidad, and Venezuela. Iromas chocolates feature a rich offering of nutritional benefits ...

    www.iwellness.us/docs/iromas_Essential_Oils_Chocolates-Whitepaper.pdf

     

    42.              Threats and opportunities facing shaded cocoa systems in West Africa (PDF)
    The shaded cocoa cropping system found throughout West Africa but particularly well ... pest of cocoa). Many medicinal plants are also maintained in cocoa farms, which serve as in- ...

    www.chocolateandcocoa.org/Library/Documents/NAS.pdf

     

    43.              Cocoa and Chocolate as Functional Foods
    ... Cocoa and Chocolate as Functional Foods. Jessica Ross March 2001 ... Introduction: emerging benefits from cocoa and chocolate. J Medicinal Food 2000;3(2):73-75 ...

    www.uoguelph.ca/nhptc/Jessica1.html
    -

     

    44.              Pharmaceutical Engineering :: Mars Talks Up Cocoa's Medicinal Potential
    ... Mars Talks Up Cocoa's Medicinal Potential. by Alex on behalf of Professor Henry Wang at 02:08PM (EDT ... development of a line of cocoa-based prescription drugs that could help ...

    pharmaceuticalengineering.blogharbor.com/blog/.../7/26/1078554.html

     

    45.              Cocoapro(TM) | The Distinct Flavor of Cocoa Beans
    Digging Up Fascinating Facts About Chocolate. Much is known about the long history of chocolate, cherished and revered by civilizations of long ago who used it as currency, in celebration and ceremony, even as medicine. ... more than 100 different medicinal uses for cocoa beans, bark, oil (cocoa butter), leaves and flowers ... administer drugs, masking the taste of bitter medicinal plants, seeds and roots ...

    www.cocoapro.com/cnhy/world_choc/wc208.jsp

     

    46.              Candy Firm Touts Cocoa's Medicinal Properties
    ... Candy Firm Touts Cocoa's Medicinal Properties ... major pharmaceutical firms about developing a number of cocoa-based prescription drugs that could help treat ailments ...

    www.klas-tv.com/Global/story.asp?S=3644554
    -

     

    47.              Chocolate Paradise in Venezuela
    ... It transpires that unlike coffee or tea, cocoa pods cannot be farmed in open fields, and will only ... afternoon relaxation, or for medicinal purposes. Cocoa butter is used to treat ...

    gkfa.com/travel/ChocolateParadiseinVenezuela.asp
    -

     

    48.              Database Entry for CACAO - Chocolate - Theobroma cacao, CACAO - Chocolate - Theobroma cacao, CACAO - Chocolate - ...
    Database of over 100 important rainforest medicinal plants including Chocolate - Theobroma cacao ... of the globe. The cocoa or chocolate nuts of commerce ... then processed to form cocoa, the basic ingredient in chocolate ... chocolate products. The use of cocoa for eating and drinking ...

    www.rain-tree.com/chocolate.htm

     

    49.              The Environmental Literacy Council - Chocolate
    ... no surprise that the scientific name for the cocoa tree (Theobroma cacao) literally means "food of the gods ... a history lesson, and even touches on the medicinal value of chocolate ...

    www.enviroliteracy.org/article.php/619.html
    -

     

    50.              The role of cocoa agroforest management for poverty alleviation in the rural forest area of southern Cameroon (PDF)
    ... The majority of the cocoa systems in southern Cameroon are essentially ... of plant species in cocoa. agroforests fulfil household needs ranging from consumption to medicinal use and

    cifor.cgiar.org/publications/corporate/.../T3_FINAL_SonwaDenis.pdf

     

    51.              http://www.cabi-commodities.org/Acc/ACCrc/PDFFiles/GROC/groc5_page7.pdf  (PDF)
    ... GRO-Cocoa No. 5. June 2004 ... to the cultural, medicinal, nutritional and. economic benefits provided by individual ...

    www.cabi-commodities.org/Acc/ACCrc/PDFFiles/GROC/groc5_page7.pdf

     

    52.              Medicinal Plants Books 1995-1999
    The Web MEDLINA.com CDC WHO FDA NIH. CATEGORIES. Medicinal Plants Books 1995-1999. (1995). Sanyach°o æui ihae : hæobæu æui chisik kwa iyong. Ch°unch°æon-si, Kangwæon Taehakkyo Ch°ulp°anbu. ... for the development of spices, medicinal and aromatic plants, arecanut, cocoa, betelvine during 8th plan period, 1992 ...

    www.medlina.com/medicinal_plants_books_1995-1999.htm

     

    53.              The Haworth Press Online Catalog: Product: 'Handbook of Medicinal Plants'
    ... PART II. THE USE OF MEDICINAL PLANTS THROUGHOUT HISTORY. CHINESE MEDICINAL PLANTS ... Plant-Derived Phenols. Soy. Cocoa. Tea ..

    www.haworthpressinc.com/store/product.asp?sku=5307

     

    54.              Medicinal Plants of the World
    ... Erik van Wyk and Michael Wink. Medicinal Plants of the World is a comprehensive and scientifically accurate ... Sorcerer. Mad Cocoa. Accu-balance Scale - 0.1 g / 0.005 ...

    Basementshaman

     

    55.              chocolate
    ... The story of cocoa begins with cocoa trees, which, for thousands of years, grew wild in the tropical ... because of the supposed medicinal properties of cocoa. They had the skills ...

    www.elover.co.uk/CHOC.HTM
    -

     

    56.              Theobroma cacao
    information on its uses, cultivation, and chemistry.

    Category: Types of Foods > Chocolate

    www.hort.purdue.edu/newcrop/duke_energy/Theobroma_cacao.html
    -

     

    57.              Medicinal Herb Thumbnails by Common Name A ~ M
    Medicinal
    Herb Thumbnails. by Common Name A ~ M. Click each thumbnail to see the full-size picture and monograph, then use your Web browser's Back button to return to this page. Wooley Mullein
    www.herbdatanz.com/medicinal_herb_pictures_by_common_name_a_-_m.htm
     

     

    58.              BGCI—Botanic Garden Education for a New Millennium, Forward
    ... historical and world-wide use of medicinal plants. Exhibition panels ... posters about medicinal plants that have significant economic importance such as corn, coffee, and cocoa .

    www.bgci.org.uk/congress/congress_1996_bbg/singer.html

     

    59.              The benefits of chocolate!
    The Benefits of Chocolate. Many cultures throughout the years have passed down legends about the benefits of cocoa. ... documents indicate that many believed chocolate had mood enhancing and medicinal properties ...

    www.chocolateweightloss.com/benefits-of-chocolate.html
    -

     

    60.              Tropical Rainforest Conservation and Cocoa
    ... Tropical Rainforest Conservation and Cocoa. Tropical Rainforests hold the very essence of the beauty of ... also hold the secrets of vast medicinal value waiting to be uncovered ...

    www.uvm.edu/~gpavlovi/cocoa/tsld007.htm

     

    61.              botanical.com - A Modern Herbal | Cacao - Herb Profile and Information
    Providing botanical, folk-lore and herbal information, plus organic herbs, and herbal products.

    www.botanical.com/botanical/mgmh/c/cacao-02.html

     

    62.              Raw Chocolate!
    All chocolate comes from cacao beans - the seeds of the cacao fruit ... The truth about the health-benefits of chocolate is finally reaching our ears. ...

    www.rawfood.com/cacao.html

     

    63.              Cocoa, diabetes, and hypertension: should we eat more chocolate ...
    The existence of data showing that the health benefits of fruit and vegetables ... Cacao, tea, grapes, and grapefruit are examples of edible plants that are ...
    www.ajcn.org/cgi/content/full/81/3/541

     

    64.              The Benefits of Chocolate
    ... has the highest intake of chocolate and cocoa (Larson, 2001). These findings surprised researchers ... civilizations dubbed chocolate as a medicinal use for over one hundred aliments ...

    www4.cord.edu/fns/portfolios/kjdamhof/AdvNutritionPaper.html

     

    65.              Chocolate: The Latest Antioxidant
    Advertisement. Article. Chocolate: The Latest Antioxidant. Steve Laning. SEP-OCT 2001 ... consumers in the sixteenth century, cocoa and its most popular derivative chocolate ... as therapeutic and medicinal remedies. Whether it was Aztec shamans using cocoa as a divine ...

    www.ffnmag.com/ASP/240/Display-Article
    -

     

    66.              Online Activity: The Sweet Science of Chocolate
    Begin a third list to record the benefits of the "new" type of cacao farm. Read A Global Chocolate Shortage? When you have finished, here is another point ..

    www.mentorplace.org/SweetScience.htm -

     

    67.              :: LifeScript - Health Benefits of Chocolate ::
    ...
    known as cacao (Theobroma cacao), into an unsweetened beverage. ... There have been many studies linking cocoa with health benefits by researchers such ...
    www.lifescript.com/www/HealthResources/ Spotlight/FoodNutrition/ChocolateBenefits/index.asp

     

    68.              Cocoa and Chocolate as Functional Foods
    The interest surrounding the health benefits of cacao bean products lay in its chemical composition. The whole cacao bean is 50-57% cocoa butter, ...
    www.uoguelph.ca/nhptc/Jessica1.html -

     

    69.              chocolate benefits
    Cacao
    , the source of chocolate, contains antibacterial agents that fight ... It follows that any health benefits would be more pronounced in dark chocolate. ...
    www.annamariavolpi.com/chocolate01.html

     

    70.              US Pharmacist
    Chemical evidence proves that the Mayans consumed a cacao beverage as early as ... There are many questions surrounding the benefits and risks of chocolate, ..
    www.uspharmacist.com/index. asp?show=article&page=8_1210.htm - 

     

    71.              Chocolate --History -- Health Benefits to Humans -- Toxic to Animals
    The beans come from a cacao pod. The resulting product is known as "chocolate", an intensely ... The cacao bean in 80% of chocolate is the Forastero.
    www.edinformatics.com/ inventions_inventors/chocolate.htm

     

    72.              Speech Texts - Cacao Story
    Smallholder grown cacao offers the following advantages: ... the biodiversity contribution and the social and economic benefits of smallholder cacao. ...
    www.craigsams.com/speech/cacao.html

     

    73.              The Globalization of a Ceremonial Tree: The Case of Cacao ...
    ...
    economic benefits to the development of the organic cacao industry among the Mopan. Environmental benefits include an expanding agroforestry system that ...
    www.bioone.org/bioone/?request=get-document&issn=0013-0001&volume=056&issue=01&page=0058 –

     

    74.              ::Goddess Chocolate::
    Benefits
    of Cacao. What is Cacao? Cacao is the seed of a fruit of an Amazonian tree that was brought to Central America during or before the time of the ...
    www.rawgoddesschocolate.com/benefits_cacao.htm

     

    75.              Eco-Index Stories from the Field, June 2005
    "At first glance, the certified cacao bean looks like any other, but behind it ... We had heard that cacao could be produced in those sectors but there were ...
    www.eco-index.org/new/stories/2005/june.cfm

     

    76.              All about Chocolate -- History
    Comprehensive information about Chocolate and Cacao. ... The Spanish Conquistadors quickly noticed the benefits of Chocolate and used it to keep their ...
    www.mrkland.com/fun/xocoatl/history.htm

     

    77.              dailyrecord - VITAL: CHOC FULL OF GOODNESS
    Most important is to use real chocolate, from chocolate or cacao beans. Not only are cacao beans packed with health benefits, they're also less addictive ...
    www.dailyrecord.co.uk/features/vital/tm_objectid=15806213& method=full&siteid=89488&headline=v...

     

    78.              FindHealthNews : News, Reviews and Articles On Medicinal Plants
    News, Reviews, and Articles on Medicinal Plants from news sites, newspapers and magazines around the world. ... She sites Peterson's A Field Guide to Medicinal Plants, in which authors Steven Foster and ... harvesting its nuts, fruits, medicinal plants, cocoa, rubber, timber and trash, rather ...
    www.findhealthnews.com/files/Medicinal_Plants.html

     

    79.              _ITC - Products - Market Development Section
    _ITC - Products - Market Development Section Top banner ...
    www.intracen.org/mds/welcome.htm -

     

    80.              Mars Talks Up Cocoa's Medicinal Potential
    Mars Inc. said yesterday it is holding "serious discussions with large pharmaceutical companies" about the development of a line of cocoa-based prescription drugs that could help treat diabetes, some forms of dementia and other ailments. ... Mars Talks Up Cocoa's Medicinal Potential. Drug Companies Interested; Some Experts Skeptical ...

    washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/.../AR2005072501615_pf.html –

     

    81.              Health and Nutrition
    Information about current health news, tidbits of stuff about nutrition, ... processed cocoa that contains superhigh levels of flavanols--so high ...
    www.empoweredpathways.com/handn.html

     

    82.              Hot Cocoa Tops Red Wine And Tea In Antioxidants; May Be Healthier ...
    The study adds to growing evidence of the health benefits of cocoa and points to a tasty alternative in the quest to maintain a diet rich in healthy ...
    www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2003/11/031106051159.htm 

     

    83.              BBC NEWS | Health | Cup of cocoa may keep doctor away
    Health
    benefits. In recent years, a number of studies have highlighted the health
    properties of tea, red wine and cocoa. ...
    news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/3248455.stm

     

    84.              Mars uncovers health benefits of cocoa compounds found Messenger ...
    Mars uncovers health benefits of cocoa compounds. Confectionary giant Mars Inc is to release research proving that certain cocoa compounds could help treat ..
    uk.biz.yahoo.com/050725/241/fo6f4.html

     

    85.              chocolate health benefits
    The health benefits of chocolates are just now coming to light with recent research.  ... There have been many studies linking cocoa with health benefits. ...
    www.intemperantia.com/healthbenefits.htm

     

    86.             Study Offers More Support for Potential Heart Health Benefits ...
    ...
    have pioneered into understanding the health benefits of cocoa flavanols. ...
    "Mars believes that truly unlocking the public health benefits offered by ...
    www.kcwebguides.com/kcwebguides/living/health/new-study-offers-more-sup.shtml -

     

    87.              Aussie Bodies: Diseases: Choc full of health benefits?
    While research on the health benefits of cocoa-rich dark chocolate may be
    encouraging, most chocolate lovers eat the less healthy variety. ...
    www.aussiebodies.com.au/topics/health/news/diseases/choc+full+of+health+benefits.htm

     

    88.              Chocolate Health and Benefits Flavonoids Dark Chocolate and You ...
    There have been many studies linking cocoa with health benefits. The darker
    chocolate with the most concentrated cocoa will of course be the most beneficial .
    www.stuffedchocolate.com/chocolate%20links.htm

     

    89.              About cacao beans, cocoa and chocolate
    Information about the cacao plant, cacao beans, and the manufacture of cocoa and chocolate. ... About the Cacao Tree. The cacao tree is grown in the tropics, often in the shades of other ... have linked cocoa and dark chocolate with health benefits. Read more....

    www.cacaoweb.net/cocoa_and_chocolate.html

     

    90.              Chocolate Questions - questions About Chocolate - Yachana Jungle Chocolate
    Questions about Chocolate and about eating Yachana Jungle Chocolate. A variety of questions about chocolate and cocoa. ... the fruit from which chocolate is made. Cacao grows on cacao trees found mostly in the tropical regions ... What are the health benefits of cacao? Recent studies have shown that ...

    www.yachanagourmet.com/faq.htm

    91.              Cacao Cultivation and the Conservation of Biological Diversity (PDF)
    ... provides some of the ecological benefits of natural forest while ... The environmental benefits that cacao farms may confer depend ...

    nationalzoo.si.edu/.../MigratoryBirds/Research/Cacao/whitepaper.

     

    92.              Cacao bean : by Ray Sahelian, M.D.
    cacao
    bean ... Benefits of Cacao. Metabolic epidemiological studies indicate that regular intake of such ... To elucidate additional health benefits of cacao phytochemicals on the neurotoxicity induced ...
    www.raysahelian.com/cacao.html

     

    93.              Hot Cocoa Tops Red Wine And Tea In Antioxidants; May Be Healthier Choice
    There's sweet news about hot cocoa: Researchers at Cornell University have shown that the popular winter beverage contains more antioxidants per cup than a similar serving of red wine or tea and may be a healthier choice. ... study adds to growing evidence of the health benefits of cocoa and points to a tasty alternative ... to the amount of cocoa in a normal-size packet of instant hot ...

    www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2003/11/031106051159.htm

     

    94.              The Standard - Mars talks up cocoa's medicinal potential - World Section
    The Standard, Greater China Business Newspaper. ... about the development of a line of cocoa-based prescription drugs ... the possible health benefits of cocoa flavanols, compounds contained in one of the basic ingredients of chocolate. ...

    www.thestandard.com.hk/stdn/std/World/GG27Wd10.html

     

    95.              National Cocoa Shell - Cocoa Shell Mulch Distribution
    National Cocoa Shell is the largest distributor of cocoa shell mulch in the United States. ... National Cocoa Shell can deliver this premium environmentally friendly cocoa shell to you for your club ... more about National Cocoa Shell and the great benefits of cocoa shell mulch. ...

    www.nationalcocoashell.com

     

    96.              Food & drink- Hot Cocoa tops red wine and tea in antioxidants
    ... study adds to growing evidence of the health. benefits of cocoa and points to a tasty alternative ... adds to growing evidence of the health benefits of cocoa and ...

    www.foodbanter.com/showthread.php?t=697

     

    97.              New Study Offers More Support for Potential Heart Health Benefits of Cocoa Flavanols
    Financial News. Enter symbol(s) BasicPerformanceReal-time MktDetailedChartResearchOptionsOrder Book Symbol Lookup. Press Release. Source: Mars, Incorporated. New Study Offers More Support for Potential Heart Health Benefits of Cocoa Flavanols ... into understanding the health benefits of cocoa flavanols. Cocoa flavanols are the naturally ...

    biz.yahoo.com/bw/050718/185962.html?.v=1

     

    98.              The benefits of chocolate!
    ….the years have passed down legends about the benefits of cocoa. However, research is just beginning to show that many of those benefits are in fact backed by….

    www.chocolateweightloss.com/benefits-of-chocolate.html

     

    99.              IFPRI: Research Reveals the Benefits of Cocoa to Women Farmers in West Africa
    ... Research Reveals the Benefits of Cocoa to Women Farmers in West Africa ... Cocoa Facts: The History and Production of Cocoa. Empowering Women and Fighting Poverty: Cocoa and Land Rights ...

    www.ifpri.org/media/cocoa.htm

     

    100.          Research Finds Flavanols in Cocoa May Help Treat Diabetes, Strokes and Dementia (PDF)
    ... "heart-healthy" benefits of certain cocoa and dark chocolate may also in the ... to identify the potential health benefits of cocoa flavanols. " ...

    worldcocoafoundation.org/Library/Documents/...

     

    101.          CocoaVia_ Chocolate Crunch Bar Nutrition Information
    ... the heart health benefits associated with cocoa flavanol (antioxidant) consumption, and the cholesterol benefits associated with plant extract consumption ...

    www.cocoavia.com/products/bar_info.asp

     

    102.          CocoaVia_ Chocolate Cherry Crunch Bar Nutrition Information
    ... the heart health benefits associated with cocoa flavanol (antioxidant) consumption, and the cholesterol benefits associated with plant extract consumption ...

    www.cocoavia.com/products/bar_info_cherry.asp

     

    103.          Healthful Winter Warm-Ups
    ... Creamy Cocoa Benefits. Many people admit to loving chocolate, but ... and the list of health benefits grows. The positive health benefits of cocoa include the presence of polyphenol ...

    www.ediets.com/news/article.cfm/cmi_867178/cid_

     

    104.          Mars, Incorporated :: Research Finds Flavanols in Cocoa May Help Treat Diabetes, Strokes and Dementia
    ... Molecules in cocoa credited for the "heart-healthy" benefits of certain cocoa and dark chocolate may ... researchers to identify the potential health benefits of cocoa flavanols. " ...

    sev.prnewswire.com/.../20050725/NYM14525072005-1.html

     

    105.          [PDF] Chocolate: Modern Science Investigates an Ancient Medicine
    but also for potential health benefits related to. its interesting phytochemical profile. Specifi- ... cacao flowers to treat cuts on feet. The flowers ...
    www.liebertonline.com/ doi/pdfplus/10.1089/109662000416311

     

    106.          Herbal Descriptions - Cocoa - Theobroma cacao
    The herbal and health information provided in this Web Site is intended as historical ... cut blood pressure, and provide numerous other health benefits. ...
    www.viable-herbal.com/herbdesc5/1cocoa.htm

     

    107.          Cocoa - Theobroma cacao - Encapsulated Botanical - Herbs
    Cocoa
    - Theobroma cacao - provides all the cardiovascular benefits associated ... You should always consult your health care professional for individual ...
    www.viable-herbal.com/singles/herbs/s168.htm

     

    108.          Science Update: Health Benefits from Coffee, Tea, Cocoa
    Astrid Nehlig, Ph.D., of the French National Health and Medical Research ... all is that even chocolate has previously unexpected potential health benefits. ...
    www.accessexcellence.org/WN/SUA12/cafe399.html

     

    109.          Chocolate's health benefits - Health Articles Database by Nutricraze
    Chocolate's health benefits. Is chocolate really that bad for you or can it play a ... Soon Spanish ships were bringing regular supplies of cacao beans to ...
    www.nutricraze.com/Article_about_ Chocolate's_health_benefits-a-3632.html -

     

    110.          Power Eating: Topic of the Month
    The darker the chocolate, the more concentrated the amount of cacao, ... a great deal of information regarding the potential health-benefits of chocolate. ...
    www.powereating.com/tom/

     

    111.          Chocolate as Health Food?
    ...
    ground the beans of the Theobroma cacao tree into a bitter beverage, ... These potential heart-health benefits are attributed, in part, to chocolate’s ...
    www.berkeleywellness.com/ html/wl/2005/wlFeatured0605.html

     

    112.          Job Aid-- Web Writing that Works
    (Raw text follows the list of pages, and the photo of the Cacao tree). ... Health benefits. Chocolate’s frothy past – You’ll lap up this BBC review of the ...
    www.webwritingthatworks.com/CGuideULTCHALLENGE.htm

     

    113.          Chocolate is actually a powerful herb used for thousands of years ...
    Cacao
    is used to combat parasites, to counteract the effects of snakebites, ... Learn about the astonishing health and nutritional benefits of these ...
    www.newstarget.com/000475.html

     

    114.          Chocolate as a health food. Junk science?
    ...
    bitter extract from cacao beans, and relatively sparing with fats and sugars. ... In the meantime, for all the promotion of chocolate's health benefits, ...
    www.chocolate.org/health/food-science.html

     

    115.          MSN Encarta - Chocolate
    Chocolate, preparation made from the fruit of the cacao tree and used as a ... Two significant studies on the possible health benefits of chocolate were ...
    encarta.msn.com/encyclopedia_761569428/Chocolate.html

     

    116.          Consumer Health Journal
    Consumer Health Journal. Chocolate Shown to Combat Aging. February 2004 ... The study concluded that milk may erase the benefits of eating dark chocolate. ...
    www.consumerhealthjournal.com/articles/chocolate.htm

     

    117.          chocolate articles and information
    Technically known as Theobroma Cacao, the cocoa bean has been used for thousands of ... Marketers finding success selling health benefits of junk food; ...
    www.newstarget.com/chocolate.html

     

    118.          Chocolate may benefit heart
    ...
    what chocolate lovers have hoped for: chocolate may have heart health benefits. Since chocolate, made of the beans of the cacao tree, is essentially a ...
    www.toacorn.com/news/2004/0520/Health_and_Wellness/

     

    119.          Chocolate - Enpsychlopedia
    There are three types of cacao beans used in chocolates. ... Health benefits for humans. Recent studies have shown that cocoa or dark chocolate has potent ...
    psychcentral.com/psypsych/Chocolate

     

    Websites

     

    1.                  http://www.cocoapro.com/cnhy/choc_health/cyh308.jsp

     

    2.                  http://www.si.edu/
    Cacao and Cocoa
    search of the Smithsonian site will give a variety of reports .

     

    3.                  http://www.cadbury.co.uk/
    Cadbury
    has chocolate facts, history, recipes, education, recruitment and other information.

     

    4.                  http://www.sdearthtimes.com/et0798/et0798s8.html
    Chocolate habitat: Chocolate to the rescue of Southern Bahia's unique and rich biodiversity
    Just what we needed -- another good reason to eat chocolate. Article on how cocoa cultivation can preserve rainforest biodiversity.

     

    5.                  http://completechocolate.com/
    Complete Chocolate Site
    has information and links on health and chocolate, and chocolate manufacturers, machinery and equipment, commercial molds, product suppliers, raw materials and confectionary trade sites, magazines, and trade journals, and franchise opportunities.

     

    6.                  http://www.findarticles.com/
    Death by Chocolate: Facts and Myths
    .  Myths and truths about chocolate and human health. Eight separate pages of information.

     

    7.                  Food Navigator.com has an interesting article of "Laughing gas makes best bubbles in chocolate.

     

    8.                  http://www.hersheys.com/index_html.shtml
    Hersheys
    has tours, recipes, information on their chocolate, pasta and grocery. Includes educational information, corporate information, news releases and other interesting information.

     

    9.                  http://www.chocolatelovers.com/history.htm
    The history of Chocolate
    A fairly complete history of how chocolate was developed in the New World and eventually came to Europe.

     


    Articles on chocolate:

     

    1. Cocoa powder has most antioxidants of all forms of chocolate, says study
      A study presented at Experimental Biology 2005, an annual meeting of biological scientists, indicates that cocoa powder contains more antioxidants than any other chocolate products, and that processing of chocolate decreases antioxidant content. Researchers associated with the Agricultural Research Service...

      www.newstarget.com/006754.html

     

    1. Chocolate is actually good for you, if used in moderation, says new research
      New research into flavonoids, which are found in chocolate, has shown that they can be very beneficial for your heart and can reduce your risk of cancer. In fact, the flavonoids in chocolate are actually more effective antioxidants than those in tea, which is also considered a very good source of these...

      www.newstarget.com/006556.html

     

    1. Cocoa contains higher antioxidant count than processed chocolate
      While all chocolate contains some antioxidants, a study funded by the Agricultural Research Service found that more processed chocolates, such as milk chocolate, contain lower levels of antioxidants. Cocoa, the primary ingredient in chocolate, contains high levels of flavonoids, which are naturally occurring...

      www.newstarget.com/007462.html

     

    1. Chocolate finds its way into products ranging from shampoo to cosmetics and candles
      Since chocolate is now well known for its positive effects on the mind and in the bedroom, more companies are using this treat for more than sinfully delicious snacks. Thanks to its soothing yet sexy aroma, chocolate is now being used in such products as shampoo and conditioner, body care products,...
      www.newstarget.com/005116.html

     

    1. Healthy chocolate choices
      Although chocolate has been said to have some nutritional value -- for example, some claim real dark chocolate may be good for the heart -- the form it comes in makes all the difference, and Charles Stewart Platkin, the "Diet Detective" of Greenwich Time, offers tips on how to make healthy chocolate...
      www.newstarget.com/009830.html

     

    1. Chocolate may be good for you, but does not replace fruits and vegetables
      Recent studies have found that chocolate may actually be a healthy food, because it provides plenty of flavonoids. Flavonoids actually help reduce the risk of heart attack and cancer, making chocolate a healthy treat. However, chocolate is no replacement for a diet containing plenty of fruits and vegetables...
      www.newstarget.com/007407.html

     

    1. Ingredient in chocolate may become part of cancer treatment
      Georgetown University scientists say they have discovered how an ingredient in chocolate can help destroy cancer cells. The researchers say there is much more study to be done, but that the discovery could lead to a new cancer treatment eventually. They are careful to point out, however, that their research...
      www.newstarget.com/007451.html

     

    1. Dark chocolate shown to have healthy effects in study
      Chocolate is widely accepted as an indulgence, but Forbes reports that a study by Tufts University researchers shows dark chocolate may lower blood pressure by an average of 10 percent while improving the body's sensitivity to insulin. To learn more on this topic, be sure to also read the related article...
      www.newstarget.com/010077.html

     

    1. Eat chocolate to lower blood pressure
      A new study shows that eating half a bar of dark chocolate daily can help reduce blood pressure. If you enjoy this article, you may also be interested in an article entitled 'Cocoa is loaded with anti-cancer phytochemicals and compounds, says research.'
      www.newstarget.com/010131.html

     

    1. Active ingredient in chocolate proves good medicine for coughs
      Got a nasty cough? Stop reaching for medicine and grab a piece of chocolate instead. Researchers at the Imperial College of London found recently that an ingredient found in cocoa beans is actually much more effective at suppressing a cough than medicine formulated specifically for that reason. Theobromine...
      www.newstarget.com/002557.html

     

    1. Chocolate Becoming Hot Ingredient in Beauty and Personal Care Products (press release)
      hile chocolate lovers around the world swear that their dark delicacy can elicit feelings of well-being, euphoria and sensuality, personal care formulators are discovering that tasting is not the only way to savor its delights. Chocolate is becoming an increasingly popular ingredient for a wide variety...
      www.newstarget.com/010050.html

     

    1. Dark chocolate may be good source of flavonoids, but other sources are better, says dietician
      Scientists have proven that dark chocolate has the same type of flavonoids that antioxidant rich foods such as green tea, red fruits and vegetables, and red wine do. High blood levels of flavonoids contribute to good cardiovascular health and may lower the risk of heart disease and certain cancers....
      www.newstarget.com/008035.html

     

    1. Dark chocolate could benefit cardiovascular system, research shows
      Eating flavonoid-rich real dark chocolate with a high cocoa content could have a protective effect on the cardiovascular system, at least in the short term, according to researchers in Athens; however, most chocolate sold in stores has a low cocoa content and is actually more likely to be bad for health...
      www.newstarget.com/009731.html

     

    1. New weight loss product combines dark chocolate and hoodia gordonii
      Phytobase Nutritionals, Inc. recently introduced its latest weight-loss product: dark chocolate. ChocoLeans uses organic or non-organic dark chocolate, mixed with hoodia gordonii and Chinese wolfberry to help dieters suppress their appetites while enjoying dark chocolate, which is craved by virtually...
      www.newstarget.com/008512.html

     

    1. Hero Nutritionals Launches Line Of Chocolate Calcium Bites (press release)
      Hero Nutritionals, a leading manufacturer of nutritional supplements, has launched Healthy Indulgence, a line of calcium chocolate bites made with real chocolate. Each chocolate bite contains 500 mg of calcium, 25 calories, two carbohydrates, no trans fats and up to 70 percent cacao. Healthy Indulgence...
      www.newstarget.com/008015.html

     

    1. Chocolate may hold natural cancer-fighting properties

    Scientists have discovered a chemical in chocolate that has been found to keep cancer cells from dividing, raising hopes that it may someday be used to fight the deadly disease. When the chemical, pentamer, was applied to breast cancer cells, the cells stopped dividing. Even better, four of the cells'...
    www.newstarget.com/007220.html

     

    1. Insurance firm urges clients to prevent heart disease by eating more chocolate
      It's good advice, too: chocolate is actually a rainforest herb called theobromine cacao. It is, technically, potent medicine, and it treats far more than just heart disease. The antioxidants in chocolate also help fight cancer. But don't go crazy on the chocolate bars: the added sugars in nearly all...
      www.newstarget.com/002898html

     

    1. Chocolate is actually a powerful herb used for thousands of years as a healing agent
      As this news shows, cocoa contains a powerful mixture of health-enhancing antioxidants. Most people don't know it, but cocoa is a rainforest herb. Technically known as Theobroma Cacao, the cocoa bean has been used for thousands of years by indigenous tribes in South and Central America. Cacao is used...
      www.newstarget.com/000475.html

     

    1. Cocoa is loaded with anti-cancer phytochemicals and compounds, says research
      It's true: cocoa can prevent and reverse cancer. That's because it's loaded with powerful phytochemicals found naturally in the cacao plant -- the source of cocoa and just one of many Amazon herbs. But in the real world, people will take this information and misuse it: they'll stuff down chocolate bars...
      www.newstarget.com/000132.html

     

    1. Theobromine, a compound in chocolate, works as effective cough medicine
      Chocolate (cocoa) is a rainforest herb, after all. It also has anti-cancer properties. Researchers in the UK gave 10 healthy volunteers tablets which contained either theobromine, found in cocoa, codeine, the cough suppressant, or a placebo. The volunteers were told to inhale a gas containing capsaicin...
      www.newstarget.com/002530html

     

    1. Don’t listen to Mom about chocolate
      The old wives' tale about chocolate causing acne has been told to children for decades, but new products comprised of chocolate made for the skin seek to prove otherwise. To learn more on this topic, be sure to also read the related article, Cocoa is loaded with anti-cancer phytochemicals and compounds...
      www.newstarget.com/010566.html

     

    1. Fruits, vegetables and dark chocolate can help prevent breast cancer
      An overwhelming amount of research has shown that a diet rich in fruit and vegetables can help reduce the chances of developing breast cancer, according to National Dietetic Association reprehensive Jeannie Maloo. "We should all be eating about nine servings of fruits and vegetables a day," she said...
      www.newstarget.com/007668.html

     

    1. Chocolate fights disease
      Scientists have recently found that not only does chocolate taste good, it can also fight diseases like diabetes, strokes and dementia. Related articles on this topic are also available on the NewsTarget Network, including: Cocoa is loaded with anti-cancer phytochemicals and compounds, says research...
      www.newstarget.com/010510.html

     

    1. List of aphrodisiacs has a few surprises; mustard and asparagus among the foods that spur romance
      You've likely heard (or maybe even experienced) that chocolate, strawberries and even oysters have that special ability to bring on "the mood." Now, the Rocky Mountain News has recently published a new list of aphrodisiacs, and it has a few surprises. Mustard and asparagus join carrots, bananas, almonds...
      www.newstarget.com/004609.html

     

    1. Marketers finding success selling health benefits of junk food; experts skeptical of tactics
      Supermarkets are filled these days with traditional junk food products like sugar coated cereals and even candy, that claim to, in many ways, be good for you. Experts warn consumers not to take these marketing gimmicks too seriously. "Candy is candy," one nutritionist says, scoffing at the idea of a...
      www.newstarget.com/003590.html

     

    1. Food myths can be tough to crack
      Some foods that are generally considered healthy, such as smoothies and energy bars, can actually be bad for your health in some forms - for example, if they are packed with sugar - while items commonly thought of as junk foods, like pizza and chocolate, can have some nutritional benefits if prepared...
      www.newstarget.com/009732.html

     

    1. Dietician: Some indulgences are actually heart healthy in moderation
      According to the Hollister Free Lance, dietician Jennifer Zapata says indulgences like dark chocolate, red wine and even coffee can actually help keep your heart healthy if consumed sparingly. Be sure to read the related article, Cocoa is loaded with anti-cancer phytochemicals and compounds, says research...
      www.newstarget.com/008937.html

      

 

 

© Copyright 2006 - 2011, Alliance of Cocoa Producing Countries