Chocolate news – level 2

19-06-2015 07:00

A study compared people who ate chocolate to those who didn’t. What did the study discover?

In short, those who ate chocolate are healthier! They have an 11 per cent lesser risk of cardiovascular disease and a 25 per cent reduced risk of associated death. Eating up to two bars a day appears to protect against heart disease and stroke.

It is known that dark chocolate has health benefits – chocolate is full of antioxidants which can help you age more slowly. However, experts say that there is no evidence that chocolate makes you healthier. 

Difficult words: cardiovascular (relating to the heart and blood vessels – the body’s tubes for blood), associated (connected), benefit (something which is good).

You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.

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