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On call: Chocolate and health

On call

Chocolate and health

Q. I've been called a "chocoholic" because I love chocolate and eat a piece after dinner every night. My weight is fine and my cholesterol is, too. Is there any reason to change my ways?

A. Chocolate has long been viewed as a guilty pleasure. New research may help remove the guilt, but only if you understand America's favorite confection.

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