Every time I read a new study about dark chocolate I get excited. You doesn’t love to hear that one of their favorite foods is good for them to eat everyday? Dark chocolate is filled with flavonoids. Flavonoids keep cholesterol from gathering in blood vessels, reduce the risk of blood clots, and slow down the immune responses that lead to clogged arteries. Eating a 1.6 oz bar of dark chocolate proves to be great for your heart and is filled with antioxidants.