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…

Oh shucks! It’s Schuster’s turn to burn – Independent Online

INDEPENDENT NEWSPAPERS A file photo of comedic actor Leon Schuster. Picture: Bongiwe Mchunu Related Stories He’s made millions of South Africans the butt of his practical jokes, but now the joke is on Leon Schuster. The comedy legend has been chosen as the second South African personality to get a Comedy Central Roast. The roasting will be recorded in front of a live audience at Gold Reef City next April. Schuster tweeted on Thursday: “Oh Schuks! Sticks and stones may break my Bones, but now I’m gonna be roasted by @ComedyCentralAF!” Like firebrand Steve Hofmeyr in 2012, Schuster will be hauled over the coals by a panel of peers, friends, enemies, comics and entertainers with…