As if we all needed another reason to love chocolate: A recent study finds an association between consuming chocolate and having a significantly lower risk of being diagnosed with atrial fibrillation (AFib), a common heart condition that involves an irregular heartbeat.
The science of which foods are — and aren’t — good for your heart can seem to be ever changing. Recent studies have been coming so fast that keeping up starts to feel like mission impossible. The good news is that there’s still more agreement among experts about the basics of diet and the heart … Read More
Throughout history, chocolate has been beloved around the world, at times serving as a medicinal cure and a ritual drink. The good news is that recent studies tell us this popular sweet is heart-healthy and full of antioxidants. Find out more about which chocolate is best for you and why.
[tn3 origin=”album” ids=”156″ transitions=”default”]
Cleveland Clinic is a non-profit academic medical center. Advertising on our site helps support our mission. We do not endorse non-Cleveland Clinic products or services. Policy
Is dark chocolate really proven to be better for heart health than milk chocolate? Yes No Answer: No In their book, Heart 411, Drs. Gillinov and Nissen say: Although dark chocolate is widely believed to have “magical” health properties, we don’t really have evidence proving that a daily serving of dark chocolate improves long-term health. … Read More