When the call of your sweet tooth gets too strong, turn to dark chocolate as it seems to have interesting side effects! Switzerland, world leader of chocolate eating with 12 kilograms per year per inhabitant, also holds comes first in terms of Nobel prize to population ratio, with 30 Nobel laureates for 10 million inhabitants, after Sweden (but the author of the study, Dr. Messerli, thinks that the host country’s record is based on a patriotic bias in the choice of Nobel prize winners). He even claims that with 400 more grams per year, Switzerland would have one more laureate. In short, it seems that chocolate boosts our mental performance!

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