Chocolate Again Linked to Better Heart Health – Post 5

Chocolate Again Linked to Better Heart Health
Increased intakes of chocolate may decrease the risk of a heart attack victim from dying from heart related problems, this according to a joint US – Swedish study.
Eating chocolate two or more times per week was associated with a 66 per cent reduction in cardiac mortality, while less frequent consumption was also associated with smaller decreases in risk, this information has been published in the Journal of Internal Medicine.
The health benefits of antioxidant rich chocolate have received much recognition in recent years, with positive findings from a number of studies impacting on consumer awareness. In the European Union, milk chocolate has to contain a minimum of 25 per cent of cocoa solids, and dark chocolate 35 per cent.

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