Dark Chocolate Acutely Improves Walking Autonomy In Patients With Peripheral Artery Disease
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Ingestion of 40g dark chocolate (85% cocoa by weight) in people with peripheral artery disease is able to increase maximal walking distance (11%) and time (15%) when measured two hours after consumption. This was accompanied by a decrease in isoprostanes and increase in biomarkers of nitric oxide metabolism.