In the news – Dr Karin Ried’s Chocolate Cochrane Review

Date: 12-09-2013

A meta-analysis on Chocolate and Blood Pressure by Dr Karin Ried, Research Director at the National Institute of Integrative Medicine has been published in the Cochrane Review. The meta-analysis showed people consuming cocoa powder or dark chocolate could cut their blood pressure by 2 to 3mm of mercury (mm/Hg). The study has been featured in a number of news items, some listed below:

 

The Cochrane Library

Effect of cocoa on blood pressure

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/14651858.CD008893.pub2/abstract


 

Science Daily

Dark Chocolate, Cocoa Compounds, May Reduce Blood Pressure

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/08/120814213359.htm


 

TIME Healthland

Sweet! A Little Chocolate a Day May Help Lower Blood Pressure

https://healthland.time.com/2012/08/15/sweet-a-little-chocolate-a-day-may-help-lower-blood-pressure/


 

BBC News

Dark chocolate ‘may lower blood pressure’

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-19241924


 

THE AUSTRALIAN

Chocolate a sweetheart deal

https://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/health-science/chocolate-a-sweetheart-deal/story-e6frg8y6-1226451278288


 

Herald Sun

Eating dark chocolate each day could keep high blood pressure at bay, researchers say

https://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/victoria/eating-dark-chocolate-ea…lood-pressure-at-bay-researchers-say/story-e6frf7kx-1226451296448


 

News Medical

Cocoa and blood pressure: an interview with Dr Karin Ried

https://www.news-medical.net/news/20120824/Cocoa-and-blood-pressure-an-interview-with-Dr-Karin-Ried.aspx


 

The Atlantic

The Life and Work of a Chocolate Health Researcher

https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2013/02/the-life-and-work-of-a-chocolate-health-researcher/273130/