A Piece of Dark Chocolate a Day Keeps Heart Disease Away

A Piece of Dark Chocolate a Day Keeps Heart Disease Away

Patients with metabolic syndrome can lower their risk for heart problems by indulging in a piece of dark chocolate every day!
Patients with metabolic syndrome can lower their risk for heart problems by indulging in a piece of dark chocolate every day!

An Australian study used a mathematical model to study the effects of dark chocolate on the health of two thousand people at risk for heart disease.  In a best case scenario, dark chocolate could prevent seventy heart events for every 10,000 people treated and 15 fatal heart problems.

Dark chocolate contains flavanoids, compounds known to protect the heart.
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