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7 New Year’s Resolutions You’ll Want to Keep


Dark ChocolateAround this time of year, you get hit over the head with the usual New Year’s resolutions: lose weight, exercise more, and so on. Those are healthy, admirable goals, but below are a few fun alternative resolutions you might not expect.

1. Eat more chocolate
Research touts the health benefits of chocolate, including everything from increasing the blood flow in your brain to decreasing the impact of heart disease. In some cases, chocolate even has an antidepressant effect. Eat in moderation, though, to avoid extra calories. One study found benefits from 6.7 grams of chocolate per day, or roughly a small square of chocolate two or three times a week.


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