Tag Archives: brain

Genius Cocoa

I knew I was on to something with this hot cocoa thing!

Warm up with hot cocoa to help your brain as well as your frostbitten fingers. Chang Young Lee, professor of food chemistry at Cornell University, found that the antioxidant content of two tablespoons of pure cocoa powder is “almost two times stronger than red wine, two to three times stronger than green tea and four to five times stronger than that of black tea.” The antioxidants in hot cocoa protect brain cells from oxidative stress that can lead to Alzheimer’s and other disorders.

More on other brain foods here.

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Circle Has the Square

How many circles do you see? It took me a while to see sixteen, then even longer to see twenty-five.