Harvard Health Letter

Is chocolate heart-healthy?

Ask the doctor Q. I keep hearing that chocolate is good for heart health. Is it too good to be true? A. It is not too good to be true but it also is complicated. We have previously discussed studies indicating that foods derived from the cocoa bean in particular, dark chocolate, which has a higher cocoa content than milk chocolate are heart-healthy. Specifically, people who eat…

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