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CHICAGO, IL - JULY 16: In this photo illustration, Hershey's chocolate bars are shown on July 16, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. Hershey Co., the No.1 candy producer in the U.S., is raising the price of its chocolate by 8 percent due to the rising cost of cocoa. This is the company's fist price increase in three years. (Photo Illustration by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Well this is certainly good news!

I usually wait until at least noon but now that chocolate’s been cleared as a breakfast food, well, bring on the Hershey’s!

 

Craving chocolate? When you eat it may help you burn fat

A new study finds eating chocolate in the morning could actually help postmenopausal women burn fat.Doctors at Brigham and Women's found women who ate 100 grams of chocolate within about an hour of waking up didn't gain more weight than those who didn't eat chocolate.Chocolate consumption decreased hunger and the desire for sweets, the study found.A study in 2012 found that people who ate chocolate frequently had lower BMIs than those who did not.The study was published by the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology.