Benefits of Dark Chocolate in Treating Metabolic Syndrome

Nurs Older People. 2012 Aug 31;24(7):11. doi: 10.7748/nop.24.7.11.s9.


Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death worldwide. The risk of developing it is significantly increased by the metabolic syndrome cluster of risk factors: waist measurement and other factors, such as blood pressure and cholesterol levels.