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Rheumatoid arthritis symptoms: Reduce joint pain with dark chocolate and kidney beans

Antioxidants could reduce inflammation in rheumatoid arthritis patients, research has claimed. Adding just 20g extra of antioxidants to diets could reduce the number of swollen and painful joints, a study revealed. Important dietary antioxidants included vitamins A, C and E, as well as selenium. Antioxidant-rich foods include dar… Daily Express :: Health Feed

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Blood pressure: Eating THIS 45p chocolate will lower your heart disease risk

The chocolate contains chemicals called flavanols. Flavanols are thought to widen blood vessels, meaning blood pressure is lowered. The chemicals are found in cocoa products, including dark chocolate. Some fruit are also rich in flavanols, including apples, pears, grapes and blueberries. Research has confirmed the link between dark chocolate and a lower risk of cardiovascular problems, including heart disease. The ...

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L.A. Phil throws a Mozart gala with Dudamel, Wang, Thibaudet and fly chocolate balls

Guidelines for an orchestra gala tend to go something like this: Be flashy. Show off the orchestra. Get Yo-Yo Ma as soloist. Keep it short. Dumb down. Remember that many paid generously for the posh party afterward. Ever the disrupter, the Los Angeles Philharmonic opened its season Tuesday night with an annual gala that this time featured but a chamber ...

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Dark chocolate with olive oil associated with improved cardiovascular risk profile

Notes to editor Sources of funding: This research was supported by the project: “Valorizzazione nutraceutica di prodotti tipici toscani in alimenti innovativi a base di cacao -TOSCOLATA® – (PRAF) 2014-2015 Regione Toscana Italia”. Disclosures: None References and notes:(1) The abstract “Extra virgin olive oil and apples enriched-dark chocolate consumption and endothelial function: a randomized crossover trial in patients with cardiovascular risk factors” ...

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Dark chocolate with olive oil associated with improved cardiovascular risk profile

Notes to editor Sources of funding: This research was supported by the project: “Valorizzazione nutraceutica di prodotti tipici toscani in alimenti innovativi a base di cacao -TOSCOLATA® – (PRAF) 2014-2015 Regione Toscana Italia”. Disclosures: None References and notes:(1) The abstract “Extra virgin olive oil and apples enriched-dark chocolate consumption and endothelial function: a randomized crossover trial in patients with cardiovascular risk factors” ...

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Diabetes news: Could eating CHOCOLATE help stave off the condition?

Researchers found that certain compounds found in cocoa can actually help the body release more insulin and respond to increased blood glucose better. Insulin is the hormone that manages glucose, the blood sugar that reaches unhealthy levels among type 2 diabetes sufferers. When a person has diabetes, their body either does not produce enough insulin or does not process blood ...

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