According to the Express, a recent study shows that individuals given chocolate on a specific diet lost weight in addition to reporting improved sleep and well-being.

A study by German researchers, published in the International Archives of Medicine, looked at the effect chocolate has on our diets.

Chocolate is a rich source of bioactive compounds, particularly a group of molecules called flavonoids, plant compounds associated with several positive health impacts.

But teasing out the possible effects of such compounds in your diet, and how it may interact with various diet interventions, is rarely studied.

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