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16 August 2011

Chocolate may protect against sunburn

Scientists have said that they plan to study whether eating dark chocolate not only satisfies sweet tooth cravings, but protects against sunburn as well.

Scientists in Canada said that they plan to study whether eating dark chocolate not only satisfies sweet tooth cravings, but protects against sunburn as well.

The scientists at Laval University's Institute of Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods hope to confirm the link in a study of 60 people, about half of whom already have been recruited, they said.

 
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