Dark chocolate is more than just good for the heart - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

4/16/10

Researchers find dark chocolate is more than just good for the heart

By Karin McCay| email

Edited by Kristin Beerman | email 

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) – You've probably heard by now that dark chocolate has some heart healthy benefit.  Now, researchers have found it may also help people suffering from cirrhosis of the liver.

The study in Spain found that dark chocolate helped reduce damage to patients' blood vessels and lowered blood pressure in the liver, but researchers agreed with other findings that if you want the most benefit from dark chocolate, it needs to contain at least 60% cocoa.

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