Eat dark chocolate ‘to control hypertension’

by bharathi 2010-11-19 09:53:24

Eat dark chocolate ‘to control hypertension’



Suffering from hypertension? Fret not, for a new study has found that dark chocolate could control one’s high blood pressure levels and thus keep one's heart in good shape.

Dark chocolate is already known to contain high levels of antioxidants which are thought to be beneficial to health.

Now, a team from Sweden has revealed that dark chocolate works on the body in the same way as blood pressure pills -- in fact, researchers have discovered that it inhibits an enzyme that raises blood pressure. Eat dark chocolate ‘to control hypertension’

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