Researchers from the Northern Arizona University (NAU) and Arizona Western College (AWC) concluded that dark chocolate confections containing only moderate amounts (60%) of cacao have an acute stimulating effect on the human brain and vasoconstrictive...
Daily intake of flavanol-rich cocoa products could have benefits for mood and heart healt however there is a great need for detailed research into the mood modifying effects of such ingredients, according to a research.
Scientists have identified that a hormone is responsible for
people's fondness for food, findings that could lead to a better
understanding of overeating and ultimately contribute to the
prevention of obesity.
Nottingham University researchers have reported improvements to the
method of functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) of the brain
to give scientists a more "natural" insight into the perception of
taste and aroma.