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Nibbling on chocolates can help you lose weight and live longer

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Nibbling on chocolates can help you lose weight and live longer (Thinkstock photos/Getty Images)

Good news for chocoholics, people who eat chocolate are more likely to lose weight than those who don't, a new poll has revealed.

The survey conducted by research agency YouGov has found that 86 per cent of slimmers who continued enjoying their favorite treats successfully lost weight, the New York Post reported.

It was found that of the 2100 men and women surveyed, those who lost the most weight- 91 percent of cases- had continued to eat the same amount of chocolate they normally ate before going on a weight-loss plan.

Janet Aylott, a nutrition scientist with online calorie counting plan Nutracheck, who commissioned the YouGov survey, said that extensive research has proven that diets cantered around food elimination are much more likely to fail.

Meanwhile, another research by researchers at Harvard University has suggested that eating chocolate may help you live longer.

The team, whi…

Can married couples work together?

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Can married couples work together? (Thinkstock photos/Getty Images)

Married couples find it extremely difficult to strike a balance when they work at the same place. Here are ways you can strengthen your bond.

The advantages of married couples working together often go unnoticed, since many assume it is a bad idea for couples to work in the same office. Says Dr Sanjoy Mukerji, marriage counsellor, "Usually, it increases the complexity of potential issues in your relationship and eliminates the chances to cool down after spats. It may even, on a professional level, create conflicts of interest in certain situations — especially if the two of you work in the same department or if one is the superior of the other." Keeping your personal feelings and situations separate from work often becomes a challenge. It can be very tricky navigating back and forth from the spousal relationship to the professional one.
However, in spite of these conflicts, there are many couples who success…