Heart Health Month Tip
The American Heart Association is observing Heart Health Month throughout February to alert people that heart disease is the leading cause of death in both men and women, even though this disease is controllable and preventable.
Each day of February, the Courier will offer a tip to help readers avoid the risks of heart disease.
Today's tip: You will like these words from the Healthline website: No guilt required. Rich, dark chocolate tastes delicious, and according to a study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, it can help stave off heart disease because of the flavonoids it contains. Preliminary research also suggests that chocolate can positively affect blood clotting.