August 10, 2004

What I won't do for friends (benefits of chocolate and beef)

Well, I'm going to make Jim a happy camper!

Here's an abstract from the science blog no less (so you know you can trust it)
On the health benefits of beef.:

In her report, Hasler also stated that conjugated linoleic acid in beef may protect against a variety of cancers. This fatty acid increases in beef when it is cooked or otherwise processed.

full article (which focuses more on other foods) here.

and here's on chocolate.

"Cocoa contains the same nutrients found in other plant foods, including minerals and specific antioxidants that help ward off diseases such as heart disease," says registered dietitian and ADA spokesperson Althea Zanecosky. "In addition, oleic acid, a monounsaturated fat also found in olive oil, makes up one-third of the fat in chocolate and has been shown to be beneficial for heart health.

full article here.

I'm good! ;-)

Posted by Rachel Ann at August 10, 2004 09:33 PM

I am so happy I am going to cry.

Thank you, thank you, thank you.

Posted by: Jim at August 11, 2004 02:12 PM