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At some chocolate as if you needed another great reason to have chocolate researchers say chemical and cocoa beans is more effective in giving -- -- -- -- -- being in cough syrup.
The city -- the United Kingdom shows that an ingredient in raw chocolate.
Help give 60%.
Of patients -- relief.
The doctors say it's not a cure but that a bar two of dark chocolate a day could bring a lot of relief.
Doctor -- -- -- David joins us now she is at rainbows and babies children's Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital.
-- university hostels and we -- -- it's good to see you again chocolate is the best news ever.
Well -- Aurilia is but there's probably an explanation what is it.
Well what they're looking at -- feel bromide which is the active ingredient very dark chocolate -- the cocoa beans.
And they it's in the same pharmacological group -- metals and -- caffeine.
And biathlon that you used for asthma.
So many people who cough.
They have a -- variant of asthma everybody -- -- doesn't Wii's.
So there's a good likelihood that what they're doing is they're actually getting a medication.
Through the dark chocolate.
Milk chocolate they need that -- need a lot more.
And so that's probably what's going on.
So there's more cocoa -- less sugar in dark chocolate -- it something in that cocoa that's making my throat feel better.
Well it is the -- roaming right that is the constituent in the cocoa -- with much more do assistant tried Linux syrup and it gives you much less of a weird feeling later than Cody.
Could we do this widely.
-- and -- also gives you constipation is over terrible.
Talk sometimes as -- the opposite and equal and opposite effect but I knew we didn't we didn't get on to talk about that -- we really did.
You're right I just wonder if if you know the last thing if you're a parent you want to do is he dvds give your kid Cody.
You know that that's a last ditch effort is an -- would a little -- be better skills.
-- it coding is not recommended in children period -- -- the cost of press and it's not gonna do anything to cure.
It's gonna stop you from coughing but when it doesn't have you -- -- know why are they coffee do they have pneumonia do they have a cough here and have asthma.
If there are really small child -- they have a foreign body that they swallowed.
I mean you've got it you don't just stop the -- you want to know why is the child cough.
So I'm coughing out here on set again it's worth it for me to try maybe instead of holes to just pop a piece a -- dark chocolate and there.
Well -- you can try it I don't -- I found in the study was at work but as soon as you -- -- the dark chocolate the cops came back wolf all the more reason to keep eating chocolate.
Well I think hot chocolate is good for you anyway we'll let me.
-- -- my favorite doctor is a done deal doctor j.'s move over doctor David thank you.
Thank you rainbow babies and children's hospitals love it.
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