Chocolate lovers can rest assured about their preferences for arecent study, eat a small amount of chocolate regularly may help reduce weight.
According to the Daily Mail, scientists have studied eating habitsof 972 people chocolate at the average age is 57, not heart disease.
The researchers examined the lifestyle, the number of times a week and eat chocolate BMI of those surveyed.
The results showed that people who eat chocolate regularly have a BMI less.
The scientists explained that although chocolate contains more energy than other foods, but the ingredients in chocolate can helpmetabolic processes take place more active. That means that fatwill be burned rather than stored again.
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Dr. Beatrice Golomb at the University of California at San Diego(USA), who led the study, said: "Through research, we suggest that the combination of calories, not the number of calories affectof body weight. In the case of chocolate, this is good news for people who regularly eat chocolate and who want to try it. "
This result was published in the medical journal Archives ofInternal Medicine.