Almonds and dark chocolate lower bad cholesterol
Feb 15, 2018
Almonds and dark chocolate can possibly reduce a risk factor of coronary heart disease, according to a recent study funded by the Hershey Company and the Almond Board of California.
Eating almonds and dark chocolate lowers bad cholesterol
Nov 29, 2017
Eating nearly one-third a cup of almonds a day—either alone or combined with almost one-quarter cup of dark chocolate and 2 1/3 tablespoons of cocoa a day—may reduce a risk factor for coronary heart disease, according ...
Dark chocolate with olive oil associated with improved cardiovascular risk profile
Aug 29, 2017
Dark chocolate enriched with extra virgin olive oil is associated with an improved cardiovascular risk profile, according to research presented today at ESC Congress.
For students' healthy snacking startup, it's all about chocolate
Jul 21, 2017
Ara Josefsson and Jaida Mercurio believe they have found the solution to unhealthy snacking.
Cocoa and chocolate are not just treats—they are good for your cognition
Jun 29, 2017
A balanced diet is chocolate in both hands - a phrase commonly used to justify ones chocolate snacking behavior. A phrase now shown to actually harbor some truth, as the cocoa bean is a rich source of flavanols: a class of ...
Regular chocolate consumption may be linked to lower risk of heart flutter
May 23, 2017
Regular chocolate consumption may be linked to a lower risk of developing the heart rhythm irregularity atrial fibrillation, also known as heart flutter, finds research published online in the journal Heart.
How to eat chocolate without piling on the pounds this Easter
Apr 13, 2017
Easter is once again upon us and for many people it is a time when a little more chocolate than usual is consumed. Chocolate gives many of us pleasure mainly because it has physiological effects that make it moreish – if ...
The health benefits of dark chocolate
Apr 11, 2017
It's no secret that Australians love chocolate, with studies having shown an average of almost 5kg eaten per person per year.
New study indicates weekly consumption of chocolate lowers the risk for diabetes
Dec 07, 2016
New research from the Maine-Syracuse Longitudinal Study (MSLS) confirms that persons who eat chocolate at least once a week have a lower prevalence of diabetes and are at lower risk for a diagnosis of diabetes four to five ...
Scientists discover way to make milk chocolate have dark chocolate health benefits
Oct 28, 2016
Dark chocolate can be a source of antioxidants in the diet, but many consumers dislike the bitter flavor. The taste of milk chocolate is more appealing to a greater number of consumers, but it doesn't have the same antioxidants ...