Chocolate consumption in pregnancy and reduced likelihood of preeclampsia.

  title={Chocolate consumption in pregnancy and reduced likelihood of preeclampsia.},
  author={Elizabeth W. Triche and Laura M. Grosso and Kathleen Belanger and Amy S. Darefsky and Neal L. Benowitz and Michael B. Bracken},
  volume={19 3},
BACKGROUND Preeclampsia is a major pregnancy complication with cardiovascular manifestations. Recent studies suggest that chocolate consumption may benefit cardiovascular health. METHODS We studied the association of chocolate consumption with risk of preeclampsia in a prospective cohort study of 2291 pregnant women who delivered a singleton livebirth between September 1996 and January 2000. Chocolate consumption was measured by self report in the first and third trimesters, and by umbilical… CONTINUE READING
Recent Discussions
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 8 times over the past 90 days. VIEW TWEETS


Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 13 extracted citations


Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 28 references

Effects of theobromine should be considered in future studies

  • CJ Kelly
  • Am J Clin Nutr
  • 2005
1 Excerpt

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…