Monday, 28 April 2008

Dream Job- For a Burd

A Belgian chocolate manufacturer is looking to find a 150 women prepared to eat a free bar of chocolate a day, for a whole year, with the intention is to see whether it improves the women’s health.

Chocolate is rich in flavonoids, compounds that have been linked with a reduced risk of heart disease and chocolate companies are trying to encourage the belief that chocolate can be good for you. Until now however, few of the trials have met the highest standards of scientific rigour, but a team from the University of East Anglia plans to put that right.

I don't think they'll have any concerns filling the posts...

Full story here: The Times

The volunteers must be past the menopause, must suffer from type 2 diabetes, and must already be taking statins to reduce their cholesterol levels.

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