Sunday, June 26, 2005

Um...how MUCH at one sitting?

Dark chocolate seen healthy for arteries

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Eating dark chocolate may have a protective effect on the cardiovascular system in healthy people, the results of a new study suggest.

"Epidemiological studies suggest that high flavonoid intake confers a benefit on cardiovascular outcome," Dr. Charalambos Vlachopoulos, of Athens Medical School in Greece, and colleagues write in the American Journal of Hypertension.

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