However, it is important to differentiate between the the processed product chocolate and natural product cocoa, which is an energy-dense food.
Plus physical activity, diet and other lifestyle factors must be carefully balanced to avoid detrimental weight gain over time.
On top of that, you have to know what phytochemical-rich foods are. Just for a little chocolate each day. Pay the price. You know you want to.
Eating chocolate each day could reduce heart disease and diabetes risk
Thank goodness we have another study
|28/04/2016 14:45 GMT||Warwick, University of|
A new study published in the British Journal of Nutrition appears to back up the adage that a little of what you fancy does you good. Including a small amount of chocolate each day could help prevent diabetes and insulin resistance. That’s one of the research findings from the Luxembourg Institute of Health (LIH), the University of Warwick Medical School, the University of South Australia and the University of Maine.
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Ala’a Alkerwi, Nicolas Sauvageot, Georgina E. Crichton, Merrill F. Elias, Saverio Stranges; Daily chocolate consumption is inversely associated with insulin resistance and liver enzymes in the Observation of Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Luxembourg study, British Journal of Nutrition Br J Nutr. 2016 Mar 17:1-8; doi: 10.1017/S0007114516000702