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Will Chocolate In A Pill Boost Heart Health? Brigham and Women's Hospital Study


3/18/2014 6:13:45 AM

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For the last decade or so, we’ve heard about the alleged health benefits of eating dark chocolate, including lower blood pressure and improved cholesterol levels. Those claims are about to be put to an exhaustive test in a study of 18,000 adults in Boston and Seattle. But instead of eating chocolate bars every day, the study participants will take capsules containing concentrated amounts of the bio-active chemicals in cocoa beans, known as cocoa flavanols.

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