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new German study suggests that eating a small amount of dark chocolate every day could lower blood pressure without increasing weight or other health risks.
The study is published in today's issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).
Other studies have already suggested that eating large amounts of foods rich in cocoa can lower blood pressure. This is thought to be because of the polyphenols in the cocoa, a group of beleficial plant chemicals that includes flavanols.