Why dark chocolate really IS good for you: Stomach microbes turn cocoa into a … – Daily Mail

Previous studies found dark chocolate reduces blood pressure Now scientists have discovered this is due to how our guts ferment cocoa By breaking down chocolate compounds, microbes produce molecules that act like a natural anti-inflammatory This ‘drug’ enters the bloodstream and helps protect arteries from damage Dark chocolate contains a higher cocoa content than milk chocolate By Victoria Woollaston PUBLISHED: 09:25 EST, 21 March 2014 | UPDATED: 10:08 EST, 21 March 2014 1,530 shares 92 Viewcomments Dark chocolate, pictured, can reduce blood pressure because gut microbes ferment fibres in cocoa and produce a natural anti-inflammatory Love dark chocolate? Now you can eat it with much less guilt because scientists have discovered why it is so…

Kim heading back to spotlight, but not at Kylie’s expense – New York Daily News

The world’s about to go Kimsane. Kim Kardashian will be smoked out of hiding at her mom, Kris Jenner’s, place by her sister Kylie Jenner’s Sweet 16 party on Aug. 17 — but she plans on stepping out publicly before then so as not to steal Kylie’s thunder, Confidenti@l can exclusively reveal. “Believe it or not, it’s not all about Kim,” says a source. “She really wants to go to Kylie’s party, and when it comes to the family, Kris wants everyone there. Kim is just working with Kris to figure out the best plan of action.” The new mom and her momager have been in discussions for Kim to make that first public appearance…