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Letters Chocolate and blood pressure

Chocolate dose may be too much

BMJ 2010; 341 doi: (Published 10 August 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;341:c4176
  1. Karin Ried, research fellow1,
  2. Oliver R Frank, lecturer1,
  3. Nigel P Stocks, head1
  1. 1Discipline of General Practice, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA 5005, Australia
  1. karin.ried{at}

    Minerva referenced an article on dark chocolate as a treatment for high blood pressure.1 2 We recently published a meta-analysis that investigated some of the questions she raises.1 2 3 Our results suggested that dark chocolate …

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