Here’s a link to a quick read, mentioning a new discovery of a chemical found specifically in dark chocolate that has been shown to improve the cardiovascular system.
“Chocoholic? Prepare for heartening news! New dark variety contains chemicals that help improve the organ’s health
- Acticoa contains health-boosting plant chemicals called flavanols
- It is made by Swiss company Barry Callebaut
- Tests show it increases elasticity of blood vessels by 1 to 2 percent”
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