Chocolate Reduces Risk of Stroke in Men


Delicious and nutritious? A new Swedish study published in Neurology indicates that chocolate can quell the risk of a stroke.

Susanna C. Larsson and affiliates conducted a study in which 37,103 men were assessed at baseline with a food frequency questionnaire. During the following 10 years, the researchers closely followed which of the study’s participants suffered a stroke. From nearly 2,000 strokes in that ten-year period, the data suggests that high chocolate consumption is associated with a lower risk of a stroke. Although the study concludes that a moderate chocolate intake can lower the risk of a stroke, this news was welcomed by chocolateers everywhere.

Find the entire study here.

What do you think – Was it the chocolate or something else in these peoples diets and lifestyles?