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Swap blood pressure meds for chocolate

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Compounds in cocoa have been shown to lower blood pressure and reduce stiffness in the arteries as effectively as prescription medication.

“High blood pressure and arterial stiffness increases a person’s risk of heart disease and strokes, so it is crucial that we investigate innovative ways to treat such conditions,” said Christian Heiss, a professor of cardiovascular medicine at University of…

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River D'Almeida, Ph.D

River D'Almeida, Ph.D

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