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It`s the brain that draws you to chocolate

Last Updated: Sunday, September 23, 2012, 19:20

What makes chocolate so irresistible? Scientists have traced the lure of chocolate to a part of the brain called neostriatum, and its production of a natural, opium-like chemical, enkephalin.

Chocolates offer opium-like high

Last Updated: Saturday, September 22, 2012, 14:03

Though not many may find it easy to avoid biting into a chocolate, a study has found chocolates cause an effect on the brain similar to that of opium.

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