There IS hope for my blonde friend Sherry after all! :)
A number of scientific studies suggest that some types of cocoa contain substances that could enhance blood flow in the brain and improve brain function.
An international panel of scientists presented their findings yesterday at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
The session was titled "The Neurobiology of Chocolate: A Mind- Altering Experience?" It was sponsored by Mars Incorporated. The company has been sponsoring research on the nutritional and medical potential of cocoa's naturally occurring flavanols for the last 15 years.