DailyDirt: The Unquestioned Benefits Of Chocolate

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In a few days, a lot of chocolate will be eaten by kids (and maybe their parents), and there will also be a lot of discounted candy and chocolate on sale in many grocery stores. Just so that we don’t feel too bad about indulging on Halloween treats, here are a few studies that might ease our guilt for a while.

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cm says:

chocolate and slavery

Although I love dark chocolate and think there may be a health benefit, I have recently stopped buying chocolate that isn’t certified as Free Trade, since the African chocolate industry still has a substantial problem with both slavery of children and harmful child labor practices.


Laroquod (profile) says:

Cripes Techdirt do you even read this stuff before you link it? The first link specifically says that this was a study designed to demonstrate the *fallibility* of common statistical methods in science. The conclusion that more chocoloate equals more Nobel prizes was intended to so absurd as to demonstrate to the flaws in the methodology. And here you are publishing it as fact and unwittingly proving the scientist’s point. LOL!

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