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    People consuming most chocolate, 13% less likely to have stroke, 17% less likely hemorrhagic stroke


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    Wednesday, June 13, 2018 8:33 am Email this article

    People consuming the most chocolate were 13% less likely to have a cerebral infarction (stroke), and 17% less likely to have a hemorrhagic stroke, according to data from six prospective studies.

    Dosing

    Effect of dosing

    People consuming one (1) serving of chocolate per week were 9% less likely to have a stroke (of any type).

    People consuming 3 servings of chocolate per week were 13% less likely to have a stroke (of any type).

    People consuming 7 servings of chocolate per week were 15% less likely to have a stroke (of any type).

    People consuming 10 servings of chocolate per week were 17% less likely to have a stroke (of any type).

    Definition

    One serving of chocolate is one (1) ounce

    One serving of chocolate is one (1) ounce (30 grams).

    Reference

    Yuan S, Li X, Jin Y, and Lu J. Chocolate Consumption and Risk of Coronary Heart Disease, Stroke, and Diabetes: A Meta-Analysis of Prospective Studies. Nutrients, 2017 Jul 2; 9(7): published online. http://www.mdpi.com/2072-6643/9/7/688.

    Author’s Contact Info

    Jinping Lu
    Department of Geratology
    Zhongnan Hospital of Wuhan University
    Wuhan University
    Wuhan 430071, China
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