More Research Hints at Chocolate’s Heart Benefits: MedlinePlus

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More Research Hints at Chocolate’s Heart Benefits

“We did not find any harmful effects of chocolate, if they want to enjoy chocolate now and again. The key is moderation.” said study co-author Dr. Phyo Myint, chair of medicine of old age at the University of Aberdeen in Scotland. Dark chocolate is healthier due to less sugar and fat , the researchers noted, but those who ate as much as 3.5 ounces of milk or dark chocolate a day seemed to receive heart health benefits.

The researched looked at 25,000 middle-aged or older men and women in Norfolk England who were monitored for nearly 12 years. While the research did not prove a cause-and-effect related to chocolate, they did find a link between chocolate and heart health. Read

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