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Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Cocoa in Chocoles Helps Heart Attack

Posted by Prahallad Panda on 6:58 AM Comments

Chocolate eaters should cheer. Yet another finding supports the beneficial effects of cocoa found in dark chocolates.
White chocolate is marketed by confectioners a...Image via Wikipedia

But, calorie present in the chocolate is a concern for heavy chocolate eaters.
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Cocoa and heart risk

From the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, I’m Nicholas Garlow with HHS HealthBeat.
“Higher cocoa flavonoid consumption reduced systolic blood pressure, reduced LDL cholesterol, the bad cholesterol, increased HDL cholesterol, the good cholesterol.” (10 seconds)
The study, however, used flavonoid rich cocoa with balanced calorie levels.
“In general, darker chocolate is better because they have more flavonoids.” (5 seconds)

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