Eating dark chocolate tied to improved walking ability for patients with peripheral artery disease
(dailyRx News) Peripheral artery disease (PAD) reduces blood flow to the limbs, which can make it painful to walk for some patients. Eating a certain tasty treat before going on a walk may ease some of that pain.
In a recent study, PAD patients were able to walk longer and farther after eating dark chocolate.
The researchers suggested that short-term consumption of dark chocolate might improve blood flow and walking ability for PAD patients.
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