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Cocoa flavanols improve brain function better than exercise, study says


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The flavanols found in cocoa powder could improve memory and enhance blood flow to the brain more effectively than exercise, according to a study by Columbia University and NYU that was recently publi… Read More

Former A&P CEO credited with major turnaround passes away


  • Bloomberg

James Wood, the architect of A&P supermarket's turnaround that brought the chain back to turning a profit in the 1980s, died Thursday at the age of 85. When Wood took control of the New Jersey-based r… Read More