Chocolate could lead to weaker bones

Eating chocolate could give you weaker bones

A new study has revealed yet another reason why chocolate is bad for us, showing that eating lots could lead to the development of weaker bones.

The Australian study followed women who ate chocolate daily, and found their bone density to be less than women who only indulged once a week. The average difference in density was 3.1% less for the chocolate eaters.

Without further evidence though, it has been argued that the chocolate eaters probably led a less healthy lifestyle than the women who ate less, and that this could lead to the weaker bones, rather than the chocolate alone.

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