Chocoholics Tend To Be Skinnier Than Those Who Rarely Bite Into A Bar-Gain

A 2012 study found that "people who ate chocolate more often actually weighed less-- even though they didn't exercise any more," says researcher Beatrice Golomb, M.D. Ph.D.

She theorizes that nutrients in chocolate may play a role in metabolism, helping to offset weight gain. "I say only half-jokingly to my patients that chocolate is my favorite vegetable."

WHAT FRUIT KEEPS WOMEN'S BRAINS YOUNG?

Harvard researchers studied 16,000 women and found that subjects who regularly ate blueberries and strawberries, had brains that functioned as if they were two and a half years younger, relatively speaking than those who ate no berries.