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Chocolate and Blood Pressure in Elderly Individuals With Isolated Systolic Hypertension

Dirk Taubert, MD, PhD; Reinhard Berkels, PhD; Renate Roesen, PhD; Wolfgang Klaus, MD, PhD
JAMA. 2003;290(8):1029-1030. doi:10.1001/jama.290.8.1029.
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Figure. Time Course of Mean Blood Pressure and Heart Rate During a 14-Day Diet With PRC or PFC and a Subsequent 7-Day Washout Period
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*P <.05; †P<.001; ‡P = .04; and §P = .03, indicating significant differences in blood pressure between diets with polyphenol-rich or polyphenol-free chocolate, adjusted to a baseline blood pressure difference of zero (paired 2-tailed t tests, individual P values are adjusted for multiple comparisons by the method of Holm). All other P values are >.05. Error bars indicate SEM.



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