Research Links Dark Chocolate To Reduced Cholesterol Levels

Aug. 25, 2011

Polyphenol-rich dark chocolate has been linked to reduced cholesterol levels, according to research, as reported by

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Editor’s Insight: Refreshment service operators will find it worth their effort to provide customers with health and wellness research about the products they carry.

Studies continue to link chocolate, or more specifically the ground up cacao bean (or cocoa bean) in chocolate, with decreased risk of cardiovascular disease, stroke, improved blood flow and increased insulin sensitivity, reducing the risk of diabetes.

Automatic Merchandiser presented a 1-page take-away sheet that vending operators can place in break rooms or on location bulletin boards in its October 2010 issue. There is an area to place the vending company logo (on the upper right). Click here to download the PDF, 08-25-11 by Elliot Maras