Association between more frequent chocolate consumption and lower body mass index.

@article{Golomb2012AssociationBM,
  title={Association between more frequent chocolate consumption and lower body mass index.},
  author={Beatrice A. Golomb and Sabrina Koperski and Halbert L. White},
  journal={Archives of internal medicine},
  year={2012},
  volume={172 6},
  pages={
          519-21
        }
}
Chocolate has shown favorable metabolic associations with blood pressure (BP),1–3 insulin sensitivity,1 and cholesterol level.3 Chocolate is rich in antioxidant phytonutrients like catechins that could contribute to favorable relationships of chocolate consumption to insulin sensitivity and BP. However, because chocolate is often consumed as a sweet and bears calories, there are concerns related to its intake. Body mass index (BMI) is part of the metabolic syndrome (MetS) picture, and other… CONTINUE READING
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