Cardiologists aren't having a bar of this chocolate study

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Research findings suggest that eating chocolate may prevent atrial fibrillation but some cardiologists are not having a bar of it.

An inverse relationship between chocolate intake and AF was seen in a 14-year prospective cohort study of 55,000 people in a Danish study.

People who ate chocolate on a daily basis had reductions in relative risk of atrial fibrillation of up to 20% compared with people who ate chocolate less than once a month, according to the study by epidemiologists at Aarhus University, which saw 3346 new cases of AF diagnosed.

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