Tag Archives: Chocolate

New Evidence Suggests Chocolate Lowers Stroke Risk

Chocolate lovers have another reason to indulge. A new study shows that consuming chocolate on a regular basis may decrease stroke risk by 20%.  New data reported in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology found an inverse association … Continue reading

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Chocolate is Good for the Heart and Brain

Good news for chocolate lovers!! A new study reported that chocolate is beneficial to the heart and the brain.  The investigators performed an analysis on 7 studies to evaluate the effects of chocolate consumptions in various forms (such as chocolate … Continue reading

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Chocolate can Prevent Heart-Failure

Although many studies have reported intake chocolate, especially flavanol-rich dark chocolate, can improve blood pressure and provide other cardiovascular benefits, a new study suggested chocolate can reduce the risk of heart failure.  The results came from the Swedish Mammography Cohort, … Continue reading

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Chocolate Consumption Lower Blood Pressure and Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

We previously have reported 2 studies that indicated chocolate could lower blood pressures and reduce risk of cardiovascular disease.  Now, there is another study that supports the previous findings.  The latest news came from a German study that evaluated the … Continue reading

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Chocolate lowers Blood Pressure and Cardiovascular Risk

The largest observational study indicated that individuals who ate the most chocolate – around 7.5 g per day or 1 small square of a 100-g bar– had a 39% lower risk of myocardial infarction (MI) and stroke than individuals who … Continue reading

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Chocolate linked to lower stroke and stroke mortality risk

Good news for chocolate lovers: a review from researchers suggests higher chocolate consumption may be associated with a lower risk of stroke and stroke-related mortality. The researchers reviewed the results of 2 cohort studies and found that individuals who consumed … Continue reading

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