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Sweet dreams: eating chocolate prevents heart disease

Posted June 16, 2015, 5:23 pm , Updated June 17, 2015, 9:34 am Howard LeWine, M.D., Chief Medical Editor, Internet Publishing, Harvard Health Publications If youíre a chocoholic, the news out of England is tantalizing: middle-aged and older adults who eat up to 3.5 ounces of chocolate a day (thatís more than two standard Hershey bars) seem to have lower rates of heart disease than those who spurn chocolate. …

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