Valentine’s Day Treats Could Offer Heart-Healthy Benefits

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On Valentine’s Day, spoiling your sweetheart often involves a box of chocolates or a glass of wine over a romantic dinner. The good news? Those treats, when consumed in moderation, could be good for your heart health.

Brian Bostick, MD, PhD, a cardiologist at MU Health Care, said dark chocolate and red wine in particular may have antioxidant properties that can benefit the heart.

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