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Cocoa And Dark Chocolate Show Positive Effects On Ldls – But Don't Shun Veggies

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October 24, 2001
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Penn State
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A Penn State-led study has found that a diet high in flavonoid-rich cocoa powder and dark chocolate had favorable effects on LDL ("bad" cholesterol) when compared with a diet that limited or excluded other flavonoid sources such as tea, coffee, wine, onions, apples, beans, soybeans, and orange and grape juices.

University Park, Pa. -- A Penn State-led study has found that a diet high in flavonoid-rich cocoa powder and dark chocolate had favorable effects on LDL ("bad" cholesterol) when compared with a diet that limited or excluded other flavonoid sources such as tea, coffee, wine, onions, apples, beans, soybeans, and orange and grape juices.


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Penn State. "Cocoa And Dark Chocolate Show Positive Effects On Ldls – But Don't Shun Veggies." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 24 October 2001. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/10/011024073452.htm>.
Penn State. (2001, October 24). Cocoa And Dark Chocolate Show Positive Effects On Ldls – But Don't Shun Veggies. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 24, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/10/011024073452.htm
Penn State. "Cocoa And Dark Chocolate Show Positive Effects On Ldls – But Don't Shun Veggies." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/10/011024073452.htm (accessed April 24, 2014).

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