“A dark chocolate a day keeps the doctor away”
It’s good news for all chocolate lovers, a daily dose of dark chocolate could lower the risk of stroke and heart attack, according to new research.
In a study published today in the British Medical Journal, Monash University researchers showed that dark chocolate’s blood pressure- and cholesterol-lowering qualities made it a cheap (and tasty) intervention strategy for the 30 per cent of the Australian population at high risk of cardiovascular disease.
Now we can all enjoy our chocolatey Jubilee treats without too much guilt. Just be sure to check that they are dark chocolate or your excuse might not work!
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