chocolate used for the prevention of heart disease.
Scientists from Cambridge with 'yasuvaly: chocolate not only strengthens the immune system and improves digestion, but also serves for the prevention of heart disease.
The researchers compared the performance chocolate lovers and those who are indifferent to these treats. In the study group was 114,000 persons.
During n 'yaty studies have shown that chocolate has a beneficial effect on the heart and cardiovascular system.
The risk of developing cardiovascular disease in sweets by 37% lower than those who avoid chocolate or uses it very rarely. In addition, 29% chocolate reduces the likelihood of stroke.
By the way, the researchers did not share in the group of fans of different types of chocolate - hence, any chocolate useful.
Japanese scientists had previously shown that regular consumption of chocolate reduces the risk of heart disease due to its ability to increase the level of good cholesterol.
However, Japanese are recommended as a means of prevention dark chocolate. " Black bitter chocolate without fillings and additives - most useful. It is twice more useful compounds - antioxidants that protect the cells in our body from free radicals " - Japanese researchers believe.
Laboratory tests of biological activity of cocoa polyphenols confirmed their antioxidant effect, which can prevent the development of diseases of the cardiovascular system.