Drinking cocoa each day may boost levels of HDL ("good") cholesterol, Japanese researchers report.
Researchers, who included Kazuo Kondo, MD, PhD, of Tokyo's Ochanomizu University, studied 25 healthy Japanese men with normal or mildly high cholesterol levels.
None of the men were taking any prescription drugs, antioxidants, or vitamin supplements. They weren't overweight, judging by their average BMI (body mass index), and they didn't drink a lot of alcohol.
First, the researchers checked participants' blood and urine samples and divided them into two groups.Read the whole article
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