A group of American scientists conducted a study, which found that the periodic use of dark chocolate is a worthy prevention of cardiovascular diseases. Turned out to be, if sometimes dilute your "sweet diet" bitter chocolate, vessels and heart feel better. The main reason lies in the high concentration of flavonoids in chocolate.
Data published in The FASEB Journal, explain the course of the study. Just was studied 44 patients with overweight. As an experiment they were offered during the month to eat 70 grams of dark chocolate. Research has proven that regular supplementation of the diet with this product increases the flexibility of the arteries and prevents the development of blood clots.
Scientists believe that the whole thing in a large number of flavonoids, which have a role in the formation of human health.