(p. D6) An analysis of studies including more than 100,000 subjects has found that high levels of chocolate consumption are associated with a significant reduction in the risk of certain cardiovascular disorders.
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Over all, the report, published Monday in the British medical journal BMJ, showed that those in the group that consumed the most chocolate had decreases of 37 percent in the risk of any cardiovascular disorder and 29 percent in the risk for stroke.
For the full story, see:
NICHOLAS BAKALAR. “VITAL SIGNS; Prevention: Evidence of Heart Benefits From Chocolate.” The New York Times (Tues., August 30, 2011): D6.
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(Note: the online version of the article is dated August 29, 2011.)