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By Amy Norton
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Middle-aged and older men who eat fish every day are less likely than infrequent fish eaters to develop a collection of risk factors for heart disease, diabetes and stroke, a new study suggests.
Whether a fishy diet itself is the reason for the benefit is not clear from the […]


Post image for A little chocolate might help cut cholesterol

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Eating chocolate could bring down cholesterol levels in some people, a new analysis of eight studies shows.
But chocolate lovers shouldn’t take the news as license to indulge. Chocolate only helped people who already had risk factors for heart disease, and only when consumed in modest amounts, Dr. Rutai Hui of […]