Re: [MOL] Yippee-chocolate may be good for you!! [01241] Medicine On Line


[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: [MOL] Yippee-chocolate may be good for you!!



Hi Joicy,
The Doctors just took Chocolate away from Don, they said it is bad for
respiratory problems.  Just thought I would let you know.
Love ya,
Nanc ():-)
No changes in Don as yet.
----- Original Message -----
From: Joicy <joicy@erols.com>
To: <mol-cancer@lists.meds.com>
Sent: Monday, February 28, 2000 2:58 PM
Subject: [MOL] Yippee-chocolate may be good for you!!


> Had to pass thiss on...Check it out! love, Joicy
>
>     http://www.ivanhoe.com/docs/newsflash-saturday.html#breaking
>
>                                             Breaking News: Chocolate May
> Be Good For You
>
>                                             Feb. 28, 2000 (Ivanhoe
> Newswire) -- In an era where nearly every newscast suggests that your
> favorite food may be
>                                             bad for you, there is a
> bright light: chocolate may be good for your heart.
>
>                                             At a recent symposium for
> the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS),
> researchers listened to
>                                             a series of presentations on
> the potential benefits of chocolate consumption. One paper, for example,
> reported that
>                                             platelet activation and
> aggregations -- factors that play a role in heart disease -- decreased
> over a six-hour period after
>                                             consumption of a cocoa
> beverage.
>
>                                             Another study suggested that
> chocolate acts as an antioxidant. Antioxidants are important because
> they protect
>                                             tissues and cells in the
> body from the harmful effects of free radicals. Free radicals can cause
> cell damage and are
>                                             suspected of contributing to
> some chronic age-related diseases.
>
>                                             The study was sponsored in
> part by a group with a vested interest in the findings, chocolate
> producer Mars, creator of
>                                             M&M's and Mars candy bars.
> "We're very encouraged by the findings presented at this symposium,"
> said Harold
>                                             Schmitz, a Ph.D working for
> Mars Inc., the maker of the famous Mars Bars. "The clinical study
> results together with
>                                             those of earlier in vitro
> research findings are very promising and suggest that additional
> research is needed to further
>                                             investigate the potential
> cardiovascular health benefits of chocolate."
>
>                                             Copyright  2000 Ivanhoe
> Broadcast News, Inc.
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> This is an automatically-generated notice.  If you'd like to be removed
> from the mailing list, please visit the Medicine-On-Line Discussion Forum
> at <http://www.meds.com/con_faq.html>, or send an email message to:
> majordomo@lists.meds.com
> with the subject line blank and the body of the message containing the
line:
> unsubscribe mol-cancer your-email-address
> where the phrase your-email-address is replaced with your actual email
> address.
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
>

------------------------------------------------------------------------
This is an automatically-generated notice.  If you'd like to be removed
from the mailing list, please visit the Medicine-On-Line Discussion Forum
at <http://www.meds.com/con_faq.html>, or send an email message to:
majordomo@lists.meds.com
with the subject line blank and the body of the message containing the line:
unsubscribe mol-cancer your-email-address
where the phrase your-email-address is replaced with your actual email
address.
------------------------------------------------------------------------