There's good news for chocolate lovers everywhere: A study, from the University of Cambridge in the UK, found that eating chocolate on a regular basis can reduce the risk of developing heart disease. The study consisted of 114,000 people and determined that those who regularly ate the most chocolate had a decreased risk of heart disease (37% decrease), diabetes (31% decrease), and stroke (29% decrease). Cocoa products, like chocolate, have been found to promote cardiovascular health in many studies.
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