A New Diet

Now here’s a diet I can dip my strawberry in…Or maybe even a carrot and a stick of celery?

Chocolate may not be as hazardous to your waistline as you think — at least in moderation.

A new study shows that people who eat chocolate frequently have lower body mass indexes than those who eat it less often. The researchers could not explain precisely why something usually loaded with sugar, fat and calories would have a beneficial effect on weight. But they suspect that antioxidants and other compounds in chocolate may deliver a metabolic boost that can offset its caloric downside.

via Can Chocolate Aid Weight Control? – NYTimes.com.

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