02 Jun '12, 3am

The Dark Chocolate Treatment For Heart Disease | Care2 Causes

The Dark Chocolate Treatment For Heart Disease | Care2 Causes

Amid today’s reports of unemployment in the US and in Europe , rising student debt from loans for college and other not exactly cheery topics, the British Medical Journal tells us that, for people at risk for heart disease, daily consumption of dark chocolate can actually reduce cardiovascular events, such as heart attacks and strokes. Specifically, for those who have metabolic syndrome, which increases their risk for heart disease and diabetes, consuming dark chocolate (which is made up of 60% cocoa solids) can be beneficial. A number of other studies have noted the potential health effects of chocolate and of dark chocolate in particular; one study suggests it helps to relieve emotional stress . The new study, by researchers from Melbourne, Australia, used a mathematical model to assess the long-term health effects and the cost effectiveness of daily dark chocolate consu...

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