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Just in time for the holidays, scientists have announced the findings of a new study which points towards the benefits of chocolate.

This, according to researchers at MSLS Maine-Syracuse Longitudinal Study of aging, cardiovascular disease and cognitive performance has had its home in the Department of Psychology at the University of Maine since 1976. Participants of the study include persons of all adult ages.

The study suggests that chocolate makes consumers smarter. This bit of sweet and smart news will please my lovely wife will surely capitalize on these findings.

Chocolate intake is associated with a better cognitive function.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26873453

Chocolate is best known as an aphrodisiac, as it contains methylxanthines. The compounds have psychoactive properties and have long been popular. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3820066/