Special-Diet Food Banks - Living Without Article - Food banks are drastically ill-prepared and under-informed about how to handle the special dietary needs of a growing population of people with food allergies and sensitivities. Check out our article on special-diet food banks.
Cocoa - Health benefits that taste good - The quantity of cocoa in the chocolate you eat is important if you want to get the health benefits. Choose dark chocolate with high levels of cocoa (at least 70 percent) and low amounts of fat and sugar. (Sugar can block the absorption of polyphenolic flavonoids.) A study done in the UK showed that chocolate high in cocoa-based polyphenols was effective in reducing symptoms of chronic fatigue.