Surprising Health Benefits of Chocolate

Chocolate is always the gift of choice this month, what with more than 58 million pounds being purchased on the days leading up to the 14th. And while there is always a cynic in the crowd—“poor man’s jewelry,” sniffed one miffed socialite when she was presented with chocolate-covered strawberries instead of chocolate-colored diamonds—for the other 99% of us, it’s a divine indulgence. And with its myriad health benefits, it’s something worth celebrating.

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