Bars of dark chocolate containing 200 calories plus as well as16g of fat are claimed to help diabetics in controlling dangerously high cholesterol levels.
Chocolate that has a high percentage of cocoa solids is rich in polyphenols, which other research has intimated can lower the likelihood of heart disease .
The Hull University study discovered that cholesterol dropped in a select number of diabetics when given bars rich in this ingredient.
However, the leading Diabetes charity, Diabetes UK, stated that the high sugar and fat content outweighs any potential benefits.
High cholesterol levels are especially problematic for a majority of diabetics and are associated with a higher risk of heart disease.
Dark Chocolate Claimed to be Great for Keeping Cholesterol Low
Tue, 19 Oct 2010
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