a
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
IMPORTANTTo read the national and local advice about coronavirus, please click
HERE
Contact
Open Hours
LOGIN/LOGOUT
Vaccines
Destinations
BLOG
What we have to say about your health and well being
27
Feb 2012
Can chocolate be good for you?

A study funded by Diabetes UK involving taking flavonoid rich chocolate resulted in a beneficial clinical effect.

93 postmenopausal women with type 2 diabetes aged between 51 and 74 took part in the trial. Half were given two small bars of flavonoid-enriched chocolate each day and half were given placebo chocolate bars. Those receiving the extra flavonoids reduced their risk of suffering a heart attack in the next decade by 3.4% and also reduced their cholesterol levels.

This showed that diet has a beneficial clinical effect over and above the normal drug treatment.

The researchers were at pains to point out that the chocolate used was not like the commercially produced bars which put on weight and can adversely effect diabetes.

There are various foods that contain flavonoids such as tea, red wine, fruits and vegetables and dark chocolate.

Further studies are now needed to see if other foods have the same effect and whether men would benefit also.

So the message is a little dark chocolate may be a good thing after all.

CONTACT
665 Clarkston Road
Glasgow
Renfrewshire
G44 3SE
0141 637 6000
Contact Us
INFORMATION
Premises GPhC Number:
1099285
OPENING HOURS
Cookie Policy
Privacy Policy
Terms And Conditions
Copyright 2019

FLU VACCINATION INFORMATION

This year GGHB is running the flu vaccination service.

If you are over 65, then please wait for your letter from the NHS. That will give you the date, time and venue . (Younger patients e.g. 65 year olds are being vaccinatedfirst) It’s also important to point out that the over 65 vaccine is different from the one given to the under 65’s and also different from the one that may be available on a private basis. The under 65’s at risk e.g. asthmatics those with diabetes etc willeither be done at their GP practice or again at a hub.

If you are under 65 and a carer please contact the pharmacy on 0141 633 3868 or admin@newlifepharmacy.co.uk where you can book in for a vaccine. Unfortunately our private service is at capacity just now and we have a waiting list

Don't show this again
Shopping Cart
In Store
Online