The plain chocolate is a valuable ally against the liver disease. A support is a recent study by the hospital clinic in Barcelona, Spain, led by Dr Andrea De Gottardi and presented at the meeting in Vienna of the European Society of Studies on the liver. The dark chocolate can also improve the metabolism and relieve stress, Proves once again food healthy for our body.
The chocolate, Considered by the food of the Greeks, thanks to the presence of Antioxidants contained in it, may help lower blood pressure and protect the blood vessels, with a positive effect, especially in cases of liver cirrhosis, a disease that can be relieved with natural remedies made from milk thistle.
The team of researchers analyzed 21 patients with cirrhosis of the liver, dividing them into two groups. The first group received a liquid meal with chocolate fondant. The second group, however, consumed a liquid meal made from white chocolate, which as we know, is devoid of Falconoid of cocoa.
After half an hour after consumption of the meal, volunteers were measured blood pressure in the liver. The test results showed that the subjects of the first group have lower values than those of the second group.
The doctors have explained that:
The substance of that benefit is antioxidants of chocolate, can reduce the pressure after lunch in the blood in the abdominal area. This area is particularly sensitive in patients with cirrhosis: the blood vessels of their livers are damaged by disease, and a copious blood supply too causes further injury.
Dark chocolate, then, when consumed in moderation, can defend the liver from further pressure, improving the health of patients with liver cirrhosis.