Konsumsi Cokelat Hitam Untuk Mencegah Preeklampsia

Lyliani Khairunnisa

  • Lyliani Khairunnisa Universitas Lampung
Keywords: Dark Chocolate, Preeclampsia, hypertension


Background :Preeclampsia is a complication of pregnancy that has a high mortality and morbidity rate. Preeclampsia is characterized by new onset gestational hypertension and proteinuria. One theory regarding the mechanism of preeclampsia is endothelial dysfunction. Endothelial dysfunction causes decreased levels of nitric oxide. Objective :To find out more about consumption of dark chocolate to prevent preeclampsia Methods :Using literature studies from both national and international journals by summarizing the topic of discussion and comparing the results presented in the article. Results :Dark chocolate has high levels of flavonoids. Flavonoids in dark chocolate can help to increase levels of nitric oxide thus preventing endothelial dysfunction. Conclusion :Consumption of dark chocolate can prevent preeclampsia.


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Lyliani Khairunnisa, Universitas Lampung

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How to Cite
Khairunnisa, L. (2020). Konsumsi Cokelat Hitam Untuk Mencegah Preeklampsia. Jurnal Ilmiah Kesehatan Sandi Husada, 11(1), 517-521. https://doi.org/10.35816/jiskh.v11i1.341