Hearty News for Chocolate Lovers

by Savitha C Muppala on  February 8, 2011 at 11:53 PM Heart Disease News   - G J E 4
Chocolate appears to be a good treat for the heart.

Recent research has pointed out that chocolate helps improve the body's production of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL) — the good cholesterol endowed with heart protective benefits.
 Hearty News for Chocolate Lovers
Hearty News for Chocolate Lovers

Polyphenols in chocolate boost the movement of proteins in a manner which helps up levels of HDL in the body.

According to scientists, cocoa the main component of chocolate lowers risk of heart disease by improving levels of HDL or good cholesterol and reducing the levels of low-density lipoprotein or bad cholesterol.

This is due to the presence of antioxidant compounds in cocoa called polyphenols which is found in abundance in dark chocolates.

Source: Medindia

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Hi Yes indeed chocolate is healthy for you but...... not bars of milk chocolate or many other bars, because they contain sugar which prevents the good effects. Make your own chocolate drinks from Cocoa powder [bitter] and sweeten to taste with stevia, Xylitol, organic raw dark honey or organic maple syrup. You will then have a very healthy and tasty drink. kind regards Dr. Gerald Veurink
Gaait12 Wednesday, February 9, 2011
Chocolates have a lot of good benefits for the body but of course, we still should eat it in moderation because it has high sugar content.
ennairam_23 Wednesday, February 9, 2011

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