Simple, Easy, Detox.  Body Cleanse Starter Kit

You TubeTwitterFacebook  
Home Ayurvedic Medicine Integrated Medicine Education Contents Articles Links Products Search Feedback Contact Forum Site map
It is currently Mon Jun 26, 2017 8:17 pm

All times are UTC + 7 hours [ DST ]




Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 2 posts ] 
Author Message
PostPosted: Wed Aug 31, 2011 6:59 pm 
Offline

Joined: Thu Jun 11, 2009 10:00 pm
Posts: 611


Scientists announce amazing findings: chocolate offers huge protection from heart disease and stroke

All regular readers of NaturalNews know that researchers have discovered chocolate (especially the organic, not junked up with additives and sugar type) contains phytochemicals which appear to promote good health. But no one has had much of a clue about the specifics of some of those benefits on the cardiovascular system -- until now. Scientists at the European Society of Cardiology Congress currently underway in Paris just announced that chocolate provides huge protection from heart disease as well as stroke.

That's great news because, despite the billions of dollars spent on mainstream medicine's drugs and surgical interventions, the battle against cardiovascular disease obviously needs some serious help. Currently, the World Health Organization (WHO) predicts that by 2030 nearly 23.6 million people will die yearly from heart disease.

So just imagine the fluttering of hearts in Big Pharma offices if they found a no side effect, easy to produce drug that actually worked to lower the risk of developing heart disease in the first place by almost 40 percent. The demand and profits to be made would be enormous. While there is no such medication, it turns out that eating chocolate regularly appears to accomplish what pills can't.

For a new study, which was just published in the online version of the British Medical Journal, Dr. Oscar Franco and colleagues from the University of Cambridge carried out a large scale investigation of existing research on chocolate. In all, they looked at research involving over 100,000 participants with and without existing heart disease. Then the scientists evaluated the effects of eating chocolate on cardiovascular events including heart attacks and stroke.

For each of seven studies that were analyzed, the research team compared the group with the highest chocolate consumption against the group with the lowest consumption (to minimize bias, they factored in differences in the way each study had been designed). Bottom line: the highest levels of chocolate consumption were associated with an astounding 37 percent reduction in cardiovascular disease and an almost 30 percent reduction in stroke compared with lowest levels of chocolate eating.

The studies did not differentiate between dark or milk chocolate and included consumption of chocolate bars, drinks, biscuits and desserts -- which raises an obvious question not answered by the new research analysis. Would the cardiovascular protection be even more pronounced if the chocolate didn't include extra sugars, unhealthy fats or chemical additives found in many chocolate drinks and candy bars?

The authors of the study did warn their findings need to be interpreted cautiously because commercially available chocolate products are often loaded with calories, so eating too much of these can lead to weight gain and be harmful to health in general. However, in a statement to the media, they concluded that given the health benefits of eating chocolate, "initiatives to reduce the current fat and sugar content in most chocolate products should be explored."

For more information:

http://www.bmj.com/

Chocolate compounds fight high cholesterol
http://www.dreddyclinic.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=19&t=24163

A Bite of Chocolate a Day May Keep Blood Pressure at Bay
http://www.dreddyclinic.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=99&t=4617

Is Chocolate a Health Food?
http://www.dreddyclinic.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=106&t=961

Chocolate aids fatigue syndrome
http://www.dreddyclinic.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=18&t=5275

Dark chocolate prevents damage from strokes
http://www.dreddyclinic.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=34&t=24002

Can Chocolate Cure Coughs?
http://www.dreddyclinic.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=58&t=3117

_________________


NeuroFuzion

http://www.dreddyclinic.com/education/live_blood_3days.php
http://www.dreddyclinic.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=279

VeganZyme - Advanced Digestion Support


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Wed Jun 13, 2012 7:36 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Mon Oct 25, 2010 10:41 pm
Posts: 1148
Related topic:

• Cocoa from dark chocolate lowers risk from colon cancer http://www.dreddyclinic.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=72&t=27252
• Three benefits of dark chocolate that will help you lose weight http://www.dreddyclinic.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=119&t=27799
• Seven reasons to eat more dark chocolate http://dreddyclinic.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=18&t=27398
• Dark chocolate prevents damage from strokes http://www.dreddyclinic.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=34&t=24002
• Dark Chocolate, But Not Tea, Takes a Bite Out of Blood Pressure http://www.dreddyclinic.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=99&t=3414
• Dark Chocolate May Lower Stroke Risk http://dreddyclinic.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=34&t=23077

_________________




Floratrex™ is a superior blend of 50 billion live and active cultures from 23 probiotic strains. It also contains prebiotics to help support strong gut health.

Study Program: http://bit.ly/DrEddy-education
http://bit.ly/dreddyclinic-shop


Top
 Profile  
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 2 posts ] 

All times are UTC + 7 hours [ DST ]


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  
Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Group