Take two chocolates and call me...
You don't have to feel quite so bad scarfing down that chocolate.
Heart attack survivors who eat chocolate two or more times per week cut their risk of dying from heart disease about three fold compared to those who never touch the stuff, scientists have reported.
BIDMC primary care physician Ken Mukamal, whose research looks at the plusses and minuses of alcohol and tea among other things, says this something unique to chocolate.
"It was specific to chocolate -- we found no benefit to sweets in general."
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