Health - HEALTH NEWS - CHOCOLATE IS NOT ONLY FOOD FOR THE SOUL BUT GOOD FOR YOUR HEALTH, say scientists
25/07/2020 @ 17h47
Chocoholics can rejoice: the sweet stuff is not only food for the soul it is also good for the heart, say scientists.
Research at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas has revealed eating chocolate at least once a week is associated with a reduced risk of heart disease.
“Our study suggests that chocolate helps keep the heart’s blood vessels healthy,” said author Dr Chayakrit Krittanawong. “In the past, clinical studies have shown that chocolate is beneficial for both blood pressure and the lining of blood vessels,” he added, “I wanted to see if it affects the blood vessels supplying the heart (the coronary arteries) or not. And if it does, is it beneficial or harmful?” Read more HERE
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