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Dark Chocolate May Block Covid-19

NORTH MIAMI BEACH - AUGUST 27: Dark chocolates sit on a tray August 27, 2003 at Le Chocolatier in North Miami Beach, Florida. A recent study shows that eating dark chocolate can boost the level of heart-protecting antioxidants in the blood. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Scientists in North Carolina may have just given us more excuses to eat chocolate.

Research has shown that certain compounds found in dark chocolate, cacao powder, muscadine grapes, and green tea could block certain Covid-19 symptoms.

Studies were conducted to see how the Mpro protein in viruses reacted to compounds in plant foods with anti-inflammatory properties and showed certain functions of viruses were disabled.

No human trials have taken place as of yet, but additional research has been proposed.

Do you eat anything special to keep yourself healthy? What have you done to avoid Covid-19?


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