Oh How Sweet It Is: The Heart's Love Affair With Chocolate

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Movassaghi, Mehran;
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Subject: Cacao/chemistry | Bioflavonoids/pharmacology | Cacao/therapeutic use | Antioxidants/pharmacology | Platelet Aggregation Inhibitors/pharmacology | Bioflavonoids/administration & dosage | Coronary Disease/prevention & control
    mesheuropmc: food and beverages

For many chocolate is not a health food. It has been linked to medical conditions including acne (1) and in most forms it is high in fat and sugar. Recent data, however, has shed light on chocolate's cardio-protective roles. Specifically, cocoa has been found to have fl... View more
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