Study: Regular Chocolate Consumption Helps Lower Risk for Heart Disease

August 29, 2011 Updated Aug 29, 2011 at 12:20 PM EDT

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Study: Regular Chocolate Consumption Helps Lower Risk for Heart Disease

August 29, 2011 Updated Aug 29, 2011 at 12:20 PM EDT

A new study by European researchers suggests that those who regularly eat chocolate are lowering their risk for heart disease by one-third, according to a report in USA Today.

The study, which was conducted by researchers from the University of Cambridge, involved more than 100,000 people and "found a potential link between chocolate consumption and prevention of heart disease," according to its lead researcher.

Read the entire story at USAToday.com.