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Eating dark chocolate can result in some incredible health benefits! What are they? Join Laci as she discusses why we should all be eating dark chocolate! Follow DNews on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/dnews Follow Laci on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/gogreen18 Read More: Dark Chocolate Boosts People's Walking Ability http://www.counselheal.com/articles/10334/20140703/dark-chocolate-boosts-people-s-walking-ability.htm "For people who love dark chocolate, researchers have yet found another reason to eat it." Cocoa intake, blood pressure, and cardiovascular mortality: the Zutphen Elderly Study. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16505260/ "Small, short-term, intervention studies indicate that cocoa-containing foods improve endothelial function and reduce blood pressure. We studied whether habitual cocoa intake was cross-sectionally related to blood pressure and prospectively related with cardiovascular mortality." Chocolate consumption is inversely associated with calcified atherosclerotic plaque in the coronary arteries: The NHLBI Family Heart Study http://www.sacredchocolate.com/docs/sacredpdf/chocolate-consumption-reverse-atherosclerotic-plaque.pdf "While a diet rich in antioxidant has been favorably associated with coronary disease and hypertension, limited data have evaluated the influence of such diet on subclinical disease." Chocolate consumption is inversely associated with prevalent coronary heart disease: the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Family Heart Study. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20858571 "Epidemiologic studies have suggested beneficial effects of flavonoids on cardiovascular disease. Cocoa and particularly dark chocolate are rich in flavonoids and recent studies have demonstrated blood pressure lowering effects of dark chocolate." Blood Pressure Is Reduced and Insulin Sensitivity Increased in Glucose-Intolerant, Hypertensive Subjects after 15 Days of Consuming High-Polyphenol Dark Chocolate http://jn.nutrition.org/content/138/9/1671.long "Flavanols from chocolate appear to increase nitric oxide bioavailability, protect vascular endothelium, and decrease cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors." How do dietary flavanols improve vascular function? A position paper. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18358827 "Epidemiological and clinical studies revealed that high-flavanol diet or isolated (-)-epicatechin improves the function of the vascular endothelium, as assessed by flow-mediated dilation, through elevation of bioavailability and bioactivity of NO*." Watch More: The Child Immigration Problem Explained https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Ph9-x39ytg ____________________ DNews is dedicated to satisfying your curiosity and to bringing you mind-bending stories & perspectives you won't find anywhere else! New videos twice daily. Watch More DNews on TestTube http://testtube.com/dnews Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=dnewschannel DNews on Twitter http://twitter.com/dnews Trace Dominguez on Twitter https://twitter.com/tracedominguez Tara Long on Twitter https://twitter.com/TaraLongest Laci Green on Twitter http://twitter.com/gogreen18 DNews on Facebook https://facebook.com/DiscoveryNews DNews on Google+ http://gplus.to/dnews Discovery News http://discoverynews.com Download the TestTube App: http://testu.be/1ndmmMq


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