Philippe Huguen/AFP/Getty Images, via The Salt
Philippe Huguen/AFP/Getty Images, via The Salt

How much better did the chocolate eaters fare when it came to staving off heart disease? As Howard LeWine of the Harvard Health Blog calculates: “Among those in the top tier of chocolate consumption, 12 percent developed or died of cardiovascular disease during the study, compared to 17.4 percent of those who didn’t eat chocolate.”

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