Seems like 1/6 oz of dark chocolate can help endurance. This is good news for those of us who like chocolate:
“...five grams of dark chocolate daily, or just a sixth of an ounce — about half of one square of a typical chocolate bar — is probably a reasonable human dose if your aim is to intensify the effects of a workout.”
But this is bad news:
“Sadly, ‘more is not better,’ he continued. ‘More could lessen or even undo’ any benefits, he said, by overloading the muscles’ receptors or otherwise skewing the body’s response..”
Darn, I thought moderation in the pursuit of chocolate was a bad thing.