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Dvt (deep Vein Thrombosis) Risk Can Be Reduced By Antioxidants (flavanoids) in Chocolate and Tea

Sun, 27th Jan 2002

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Aside from tasting great, anti-oxidant substances in tea and chocolate called falvanoids can reduce the 'stickiness' of blood, reducing the chances of developing a blood clot (DVT) in the legs, particularly during long-haul aeroplane flights.

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