Chocolate Consumption May Stave Off Bowel Cancer

The UK’s Daily Mail (1/26, Whitelocks) reports, “Eating chocolate could stave off bowel cancer, say scientists.” Research on rats “found having daily doses of cocoa reduced the risk of developing the disease.” According to the Daily Mail, “It is believed that the study, published in Molecular Nutrition and Food Research, is the first to suggest that cocoa could help prevent bowel cancer.”