Healthcast : Chocolate and Impact on Irregular Heartbeat

LUBBOCK, TX - Eating chocolate may lower your risk of an irregular heartbeat. Researchers at Harvard looked at more than 55,000 men and women in Denmark. They found people who had moderate amounts of chocolate had a lower risk of atrial fibrillation. 

A first of its kind study shows a diet rich in fiber may help with knee osteoarthritis. Researchers analyzed data from two U.S. studies and found eating fiber was also associated with a much lower risk of knee pain. 

Sticking to rules about bedtime could help your child get the right amount of sleep.  A new study from Canada found when parents enforce a bedtime during the week, children are more likely to meet sleep guidelines. 


1 - Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

2 - BMJ

3 - BMC Public Health 

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