Thursday, September 15, 2011

Prevention: Evidence of Heart Benefits From Chocolate

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 diseaseblood pressure and other cardiovascular conditions.
But there was no beneficial effect on the risk for heart failure or diabetes.

Gary D. Clark, M.D.
Satish Agadi, M.D.
Gary D. Clark, M.D.
Holly N. Dudley-Harrell, M.D.
Deanna Duggan, M.S., R.N., C.P.N.P.
Lisa M. El-Hakam, M.D.
Fabio Fernandez-Tobar, M.D.
Daniel G. Glaze, M.D.
Bobbi J. Hopkins, M.D.
Terrylene Ann Ingle, R.N., M.S.N., F.N.P.
Imad T. Jarjour, M.D.
Diana Lebron, M.D.
Timothy E. Lotze, M.D.
Amy D. Malphrus, M.D.
Jeffrey L. Neul, M.D., Ph.D.
James. W. Owens, M.D., Ph.D.
Monica B. Proud, M.D.
Michael M. Quach, M.D.
Melissa B. Ramocki, M.D., Ph.D.
Carlos J. Rivera, M.D.
James J. Riviello Jr., M.D.
Diana L. Rodriguez, M.D.
Rebecca J. Schultz, R.N., M.S.N., C.P.N.P.
Amber J. Stocco, M.D.
Alise O. Welsh, M.S.N., F.N.P.-B.C.
Angus A. Wilfong, M.D.
Huda Y. Zoghbi, M.D.
Lynn Chapieski, Ph.D.
Karen Evankovich, Ph

Howard S. Derman, 

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