According to a Yahoo News! report:
Chocolate, especially dark chocolate, is rich in a chemical called
theobromine, which stimulates the heart, relaxes smooth muscle and dilates blood vessels, and has been used to treat chest pain, high blood pressure, and hardening of the arteries, Dr. Elizabeth W. Triche of Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut and colleagues write.
And, as far as a third child goes....I was kidding. Now, will someone please help my mother off the floor, she surely must have fainted.