Chocolate is Good For You (continued)

A just-published study compared the effects of dark chocolate (flavonol-rich) and white chocolate (no flavonols) on 19 persons with high blood pressure and impaired glucose tolerance. The dark chocolate reduced blood pressure by 4 points (both systolic and diastolic) and improved insulin sensitivity.

I really should test this myself. There is plenty of similar evidence.
Earlier post.

One Reply to “Chocolate is Good For You (continued)”

  1. On the other hand, chocolate is said to put stress on your liver, just like alcohol does – I wonder how one would measure the liver function? Maybe by observing how tired one is?

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