Until now it was known that chocolate is a good remedy for stress and depression, and has beneficial effects on the heart.
Canadian researchers have found that chocolate also has marked antitussive properties.
Scientists conducted a study, which found that the antitussive properties of chocolate due to the content of the substance theobromine. And treatment of chocolate was more effective in comparison with traditional codeine, which is available in almost all pharmacy medicines against cough, said the experts.
Experts believe that the main advantage of chocolate is the lack of negative side effects, which is quite likely in the use of artificial drugs.
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