Corpus ID: 18699693

Perspectives on Chocolate Consumption and Risk of Cardiovascular Diseases and Cognitive Function

  title={Perspectives on Chocolate Consumption and Risk of Cardiovascular Diseases and Cognitive Function},
  author={Krassimira Hristova and Takashi Nakaoka and K. Otsuka and J. Feda{\vc}ko and R. Singh and F. Meester and Agnieszka Wilczyńska and D. Wilson},
  • Krassimira Hristova, Takashi Nakaoka, +6 authors D. Wilson
  • Published 2012
  • Flavonoid deficiency in the diet is a risk factor for cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) and other chronic diseases. Recent studies indicate that increased consumption of chocolates may be associated with decreased risk of CVDs and insulin resistance, inflammation and hyperlipidemia. In the present editorial, we have sought supporting evidence for such claims. It is possible that cocoa consumption (30-1000mg/day) in the form of dark chocolates can protect against hypertension, stroke… CONTINUE READING
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