Wine, Chocolate, and Coffee: Forbidden Joys?

Thomas F. Lüscher


Eur Heart J. 2021;42(44):4520-4522. 

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Are wine, chocolate, coffee: forbidden joys? Well, wine is truly a joy, but at best neutral when consumed in moderation. Chocolate is a joy for our CV system, if consumed in dark, bitter form. And coffee? It wakes us up, less so, if you drink it regularly, and at that dose of up to 4 cups a day, might even be protective.