Diet and Exercise http://wvtf.org en Cocoa Power http://wvtf.org/post/cocoa-power <p></p><p>Who doesn’t love chocolate? Well, scientists at Virginia Tech have new evidence that <em>one particular ingredient </em>in chocolate could give some people more reason to love it.</p><p>Ironic as this sounds at first, scientists at Virginia Tech say compounds in one of the ingredients in chocolate appears to help prevent diabetes and promote weight loss.&nbsp; Sounds sweet, right?&nbsp; Actually, it’s just the opposite says Andrew Neilson, Assistant Professor of Food Science and Technology</p> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 18:59:02 +0000 Robbie Harris 19389 at http://wvtf.org Cocoa Power Juicy Business http://wvtf.org/post/juicy-business <p>Starting a business can be complicated, and you might feel ill-prepared without an MBA, but a Charlottesville woman who has the degree decided not to bother with focus groups or financial analysis.&nbsp;</p><p>Instead, she trusted her gut, and is building a company using common sense.</p> Wed, 29 Jan 2014 20:18:48 +0000 Sandy Hausman 16555 at http://wvtf.org Juicy Business W&L's Campus Kitchen Feeds Minds and Bellys http://wvtf.org/post/wls-campus-kitchen-feeds-minds-and-bellys <p>A hunger relief program at Washington &amp; Lee University has garnered the attention of Governor McDonnell for contributing to the life and welfare of low-income rural residents in Rockbridge County.&nbsp; Volunteers at the Campus Kitchen Project put the saying “Waste not, want not” to good use.</p> Wed, 24 Jul 2013 18:03:43 +0000 Beverly Amsler 8026 at http://wvtf.org W&L's Campus Kitchen Feeds Minds and Bellys