Be Healthy! Eat More Chocolate!

Even the New York Times has good news once in a while! Here’s a headline I like to read:

Evidence of Heart Benefits From Chocolate

According to the author, Nicholas Bakalar:

An analysis of studies including more than 100,000 subjects has found that high levels of chocolate consumption are associated with a significant reduction in the risk of certain cardiovascular disorders.

The seven studies looked at the consumption of a variety of chocolate — candies and candy bars, chocolate drinks, cookies, desserts and nutritional supplements. By many measures, consumption of chocolate was linked to lower rates of stroke, coronary heart disease, blood pressure and other cardiovascular conditions.

Now that’s what I call good news!

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