In middle-aged men, chocolate consumption is associated with lower blood pressure.
The darker the chocolate, the more cocoa it contains.
The higher the percentage of cocoa, the greater the health-promoting properties.
Chocolate causes constipation.
A person can become physically addicted to chocolate.
Can a person’s exposure to stress be measured?
Levels of cortisol and catecholamines (stress hormones) can be measured in a lab. However, it’s difficult to use these assays to evaluate stress.