A daily dose of chocolate could help keep dementia and Alzheimer's at bay, a study suggests.
found that consuming cocoa every day helped improve mild cognitive
impairment – a condition involving memory loss which can progress to
dementia or Alzheimer's – in elderly patients.
the study, 90 people aged 70 or older diagnosed with mild cognitive
impairment were split into three groups of 30 and given either a high,
medium or low dose of a cocoa drink daily. The drink contained flavanols –
chemicals associated with a decreased dementia risk which are found in a
variety of foods, including cocoa products such as dark chocolate.
Source - Daily Mail