from European Journal of Preventive Cardiology
If you like chocolate, you’ll probably love the news from the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology Researchers analyzed data from five decades of research about the health effects of eating chocolate. The conclusion is that eating chocolate more than once a week was associated with a slight decrease in risk of coronary artery disease compared to eating chocolate less than once a week. The combined results show chocolate may reduce inflammation and increase the good kind of cholesterol. There is a limit, of course. Researchers warn against overeating chocolate. While moderate amounts appear beneficial, but its likely large amounts do not. They note that chocolate contains calories, sugar, milk and fat that may be harmful in large amounts.