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Sweet science: Harvard study suggests chocolate may reduce heart disease risk

Feeling guilty about those chocolate chip cookies at lunch? Think again! Those delicious morsels might be lowering your risk of atrial fibrillation, a heart condition linked to stroke and heart failure. A new study out of Harvard's T.H.

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears
You need a therapeutic level of polyphenols to generate health benefits.  Unfortunately, the added sugar and fat in chocolate products don’t help much.  Furthermore, all cocoa powder is contaminated by cadmium.  So in the future, cadmium-free cocoa polyphenols are way to go.

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