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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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A Day in the Park With Derek Hough: His Fears, Passions and the Pressure to Get Engaged (Exclusive)

“I want to keep pushing myself. I want to keep learning. I want to keep growing,” says Hough, who began his professional training at the age of 12 at the Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts in London, England, with Mark Ballas’ parents, Corky and Shirley. He’s spent nearly half his life dancing professionally, being linked to DWTS since 2007. In recent ...

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High blood pressure link to dementia: Warning for women in their forties with hypertension

The study found that women who developed the condition, also known as hypertension, in their forties were 73 per cent more likely to develop debilitating brain decay than women who had stable, normal blood pressure throughout their thirties and forties. Doctor Rachel Whitmer, who led the American research said: “High blood pressure in midlife is a known risk factor for ...

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