Doctor reveals chocolate is a better cure for your cough than cough syrup

 

 

When you feel like you’re coughing up a lung, don’t reach for a bottle of Robitussin, reach for a bar of chocolate instead!

According to Professor/Doctor Alyn Morice, having a bar of ‘milk chocolate’ is way BETTER for a cough than over-the-counter cough medicine.

 

He told MailOnline: “Chocolate can calm coughs. I know that might sound like something out of Mary Poppins, but as an independent clinician who has spent years researching the mechanism of cough, I can assure you the evidence is actually as solid a bar of Fruit and Nut.”

 

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Researchers found the results in a new study suggest new medicine that contains cocoa is better than cough syrup. Patients in this study who took the chocolate-based medicine improved their symptoms quicker than patients who took cough medicine that didn’t have cocoa as an ingredient.

 

 Chocolate’s “demulcent properties” forms a coating on your throat’s nerve endings, suppressing your urge to cough. Which is also why honey, lemon and other sugary syrups can help you too.

 

Sounds good to me!

 

 

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(mirror.co.uk)

 

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