Study reveals that chocolate reduces Blood Pressure

August 16th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt  

New York, Aug 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Dark chocolate could just be the key to reducing blood pressure. Scientists have just found out that eating of dark chocolate by patients of hypertension could significantly reduce their blood pressure.

The scientists who have conducted research by using 20trials of 856 cases said that there are components in dark chocolate that cause the blood vessels to dilate thus helping in the reduction of blood pressure in patients. This is a good reason for chocolate lovers to smile since they will be eating something that they love and helping to reduce their blood pressure at the same time.

The studies say that taking in dark chocolate or cocoa daily will help significantly in reducing blood pressure in patients. The scientists said that they do not have a lot of evidence on this but they are sure that chocolate might just be the key to reducing blood pressure in patients.

The scientists are continuing with their studies and they say that chocolate is showing really good results. They say that the reason why they believe in chocolate is because it contains substances that are responsible for the formation of nitric oxide in the body, which is a very helpful substance in keeping of the blood pressure constant.

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