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Dark chocolate improves endothelial and platelet function
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    Dark chocolate and cardiovascular health
    • Nir Barak, MD
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      • Sackler School of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University, Israel

    Dear Editor,

    I read with great interest the letter by Hermann et al.[1] regarding dark chocolate and endothelial dysfunction. The authors conclude "a small daily treat of dark chocolate may substantially increase the amount of antioxidant intake and beneficially effect vascular health".

    Unfortunately, not many people are aware of the possible toxic effects of dark chocolate: apart from its content of flavan...

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