According to a new study that has recently been made public, those elderly women who consume chocolate daily may have a higher risk of suffering osteoporosis , having bones much more fragile than those that do not habitually consume it.
We know many of the benefits of chocolate , mainly because it is a food that is able to release stress and anxiety, improve concentration, relax muscles and relieve restless minds.
In this sense, it is also known that dark chocolate helps prevent the onset of various cardiovascular diseases, mainly because of a basic issue: it increases the levels of HDL cholesterol.
Chocolate would increase the risk of osteoporosis
Regarding the new study, carried out by scientists from the University of Western (Australia), and recently published in the edition American Journal of Clinical Nutrition , suggests that the chocolate It can be harmful for bone health, especially in those people who consume it daily.
Because of this, specialists have recommended that you eat chocolate at least twice a week, and that it is especially dark chocolate. Therefore, excessive amounts of chocolate should be avoided, especially when it is consumed daily.
Remember that there are a series of tips to prevent osteoporosis that can help you to a greater or lesser extent.