Fruits and vegetables count later, too
Older women, ages 65 to 80, who consume a higher ratio of animal to vegetable protein suffer greater loss of bone mineral density over time than do women for whom fruits and vegetables make up a larger proportion of their diets.
Chocolate may protect against heart disease
Chocolate contains procyanidin, one of the important polyphenolic compounds that protects against coronary disease. A recent study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition showed that frequent consumption of chocolate changes the composition of the blood in such a way as to reduce the risk of heart attack.
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