posted on July 6, 2007 at 8:07 PM
CHICAGO (AP) - Here's some good and bad news for chocoholics: Dark chocolate seems to lower blood pressure, but it requires an amount less than two Hershey's Kisses to do it, a small study suggests.
posted on January 6, 2006 at 8:01 PM
An FDA decision this week approved the claim that barley can reduce the risk of coronary disease.
posted on December 5, 2003 at 8:12 PM
The Centers for Disease Control estimates more than half of the United States population is overweight. Market to Market reports on the costs of obesity in America.
posted on August 29, 2003 at 8:08 PM
European researchers found subjects who ate dark chocolate had a temporary increase in antioxidant levels in the bloodstream, which is said to decrease LDLs, also called the "bad cholesterol".
posted on August 15, 2003 at 8:08 PM
Heart-healthy peanut brittle and peanut butter.
posted on June 28, 2002 at 8:06 PM
A 17-year long U.S. Physicians' Health Study concluded eating a handful of nuts twice a week may cut the risk of heart disease.
posted on July 6, 2001 at 8:07 PM
What do vegetarian monks and diabetics who take aspirin have in common?
posted on February 25, 2000 at 8:02 PM
Scientific studies show chocolate contains flavonoids, a compound which can help prevent heart disease.