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Thursday, August 6, 2009

Hot Cocoa News

Got high blood pressure? Here's some good news, hot cocoa lowers blood pressure! Just 2 cups a day of this delicious drink can reduce your blood pressure, enough to slash your stroke risk by 20%. How it works? Cocoa's flavonols increase the body's output ot nitric oxide, a chemical that dilates blood vessels to ease pressure on their walls. So there, you have one more reason to enjoy this yummy drink.


Anya said...

Hi Liza
I have low pressure,
what can I drink ;)
( I tell my husband he has high pressure !!)

Digital Flower Pictures said...

Thanks, I won't feel as guilty enjoying my next hot cocoa.

Cascia said...

I love chocolate! Maybe that is why my blood pressure is so low.

Sukhmandir Kaur said...

That;s looks so yummy! happy WW

Ayie said...

lovely coffee!

happy WW!

nancy said...

i love hot chocolates too... next to hot my hot cup of coffee ;)

i'm back momi are you here?

chercroppin said...

I KNEW chocolate was good for you! LOL, thanks for the tip Liza, and I hope you're having a great week! : )

Dorothy L said...

What a great medicinal drink :)
I eat tons of cocoa powdered almonds...I hope they have the same effect :)

Imelda said...

i always loved hot cocoa.

Shinade aka Jackie said...

That's really yummy and really nifty!! I love hot cocoa on a cool crisp morning!!

So sorry I was away for a couple of days Liza. I had to go to the DR. today and my sciatic nerve is pinched.

I have been in terrible for weeks now but was trying to ride it out. But, these last 2 days just got so bad I couldn't stand it any longer.

Now, I am woozy woozy on medication...but, this time I don't care...I am just grateful to have some relief!!

Happy weekend!!:-)

Shinade aka Jackie said...

Yayyyyyyyy Liza...FC again!!:-)

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KAT said...

Who knew that hot chocolate would help?? Great to hear, and now I don't feel so guilty drinking it, if I know that I am helping my blood pressure at the same time!! Yay!

By the way, I left you something over at my blog: Candles, Crafts and Whatnot.


nancy said...

awards 4 u mom liz :-)

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