Scientists at the University of East Anglia have found that dark chocolate and red wine - in moderation - can actually be good for you in some ways.
They've found the plant compounds in things like berries, herbs, red wine and dark chocolate can protect against Type 2 diabetes by lowering insulin resistance.
Click below to watch Tanya Mercer's report.
Academics at the University of East Anglia in Norwich have found ingredients in chocolate could help protect us from diabetes.
A study of two thousand people discovered that eating high levels of flavonoids - which are found in chocolate, berries and tea - could offer protection from Type 2 diabetes.
Research found the food groups also appeared to lower the inflammation associated with obesity, cardiovascular disease, and cancer.
Click below to hear a clip from Amy Jennings from the UEA.
Figures show that almost 37,000 people across Hertfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Northamptonshire and Bedfordshire have undiagnosed type 2 diabetes.
A new awareness campaign has been launched to raise awareness of the condition.