31 Aug '11, 8am

Be it white, dark or milk, it is better to eat chocolate than to avoid it, a large-scale health study has found

PARIS - Be it white, dark or milk, it is better to eat chocolate than to avoid it, concluded a large-scale health study. Chocolate may be good for the heart, say scientists cautiously, following a study which found that those who eat more of it are less likely to suffer heart disease and strokes. It is, however, unclear why chocolate-lovers should be better off than those who shun it. While it contains antioxidant flavonoids, known to be protective, it also contains sugar and milk powder, which are implicated in weight gain. Dieticians suggest that eating chocolate might be helpful because people find it relaxing. The study was presented at the European Society of Cardiology meeting in Paris and is published online by the British Medical Journal. It was undertaken by Dr Oscar Franco and colleagues from Cambridge University, who wanted to try to establish whether a long-spe...

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