Every year chocolate is celebrated on Valentine’s Day for its sensual romantic symbolism, its power as an aphrodisiac to awaken slumbering passions. But now science is discovering that chocolate has many health benefits. (The nannies can’t be happy about this.) Writing in the Los Angeles Times, Charity Ferreira humorously writes that “now is the time to share a chocolate dessert with your valentine, before it loses its cachet and becomes as romantic as a bowl of oat bran.”