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Chocolate for weight loss: Study By Dr Ananya Mandal.

Chocolate for weight loss: Study By Dr Ananya Mandal, MD According to a new study healthy individuals who exercise and also eat chocolate regularly generally have a lower body mass index than those who eat chocolate less frequently. The US survey of a inhabitants of more than 1000 adults, published as a study letter in the Archives on Internal Medicine, reinforces the basic idea that chocolate packs heart health benefits, despite its high sugars and calorie content. For the study the participants reported taking in chocolate typically twice a complete week and exercising typically 3 .

Chocolate and cocoa polyphenols vindicated in the battle against heart disease Researchers from the University of Cambridge in England possess finally posted solid evidence to show the intake of chocolate is associated with improved heart and vascular health. Writing in the prestigious BMJ , Dr. Oscar Franco and his group determined several elements including diet, exercise, body weight lifestyle and control adjustments could help reduce the risk of heart disease, a condition likely to claim the lives of almost 24 million people world-wide by the entire year 2030. The study authors found that the antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties of cocoa from chocolate consumption could reduce cardiovascular disease risk by one-third and could also reduce the threat of sudden death from a coronary attack and stroke incidence.