Consuming moderate amounts of chocolate on a regular basis is associated with a lower risk for heart failure, according to a study published in Circulation: Heart Failure, a journal of the American Heart Association.   Clinical and observational studies have demonstrated chocolate consumption and lower blood pressure (both systolic and diastolic) and an inverse relationship… Continue Reading

According to a 2007 HealthFocus Trends Report, most consumers are aware of antioxidants and associate them with positive health benefits such as cancer prevention (63%); improved immunity (47%); improved heart health (44%); removing free-radicals (35%); improved memory (28%); eye health (27%); clearer skin (26%); and fewer wrinkles (21%).   While most of us are familiar… Continue Reading