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True or False? Chocolate is bad for you during pregnancy.

by | August 5th, 2010

Chocolate is bad for you during pregnancy. False.

A recent study from Italy found that consuming 30 grams of dark chocolate a day during pregnancy significantly reduced systolic and diastolic blood pressure, and reduced the risk of anemia. Researchers also noted the 160-calorie dose of dark chocolate did not affect overall weight gain for the pregnancy.

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