The head of respiratory studies at a university in Britain says that the next time you get a cough, take a bar of chocolate instead of that medicine.
It will work better, or at least as well.  It was the New York Post reporting on the comments of Alyn Morice, of the University of Hull in Yorkshire, England.
Morice explains chocolate "can calm the cough."
"Says the results of the largest The real-world study of a counter-top cough remedy ever taken in Europe has just arrived, demonstrates that the medicine that contains cocoa is better than the standard," says the report.
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"Scientists at Imperial College London discovered that a cocoa compound was better at suppressing cough than codeine," the report
It is already known that other sticky substances, such as honey, may soothe a sore throat.
The idea immediately attracted the attention of radio host Rush Limbaugh, who claims to have known him for some time  "Do you remember yourself during periods of time when I was hoarse or had a cough? as a hacker, and I would have always incredibly claimed that the chocolate donuts would revive my voice? Even if it was only for a few minutes, maybe a half hour, and it also seemed to relieve the symptoms of a cold, such as cough and so on .
"Everyone thought he was making up all this as an excuse to have a chocolate donut cake. People, I do not need an excuse to do everything I want. I am an adult man. There is no one who can tell me not to eat it. " Yet I have been accused of inventing it as an excuse. "
But he said," Now I can tell you that there is something in this. Not only do something to get rid of vocal irritability, but also relieve the symptoms of a cold and a cough. "
The professor also spoke to the Daily Mail, explaining that" it might look like something from Mary Poppins ", the proof of help for a cough from a chocolate bar" is actually just as solid [as] a fruit bar and nuts. "
He pointed out other researchers found that theobromine, an alkaloid in cocoa, is better in suppressing the urge to cough up codeine, which is used in many cough medicines.
Recommended to suckle a piece of chocolate, rather than even drink hot chocolate.