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Heart-healthy compound in chocolate identified

...at some flavanol-rich foods, such as wine, tea and cocoa can offer cardiovascular health benefits, we have ...so known to consume large amounts of flavanol-rich cocoa -- three to four cups per day. However, previous studies carried out by Norman Hollenberg's research...

New study reveals components of cocoa may enhance the appearance of the skin

... the potential benefits of consuming flavanol-rich cocoa and how it might actually benefit skin from the in...out. Researchers found that certain components in cocoa may actually help improve the appearance of women's skin ?increasing hydration, decreasing skin roug...

Psst! Coffee drinkers: Fruit flies have something to tell you about caffeine

...ided the related bitter compounds found in tea and cocoa -- chocolate -- and found that Gr66a also is required for the response to the compound in tea, but not for the one in chocolate," he says. Fruit flies often are used as experimental organisms because they grow quickly and are easy to manipulate gen...

Genome info from 'plant destroyers' could save trees, beans and chocolate

...athogen also destroys an estimated 450,000 tons of cocoa beans with a resulting $400 million loss in chocolate production each year. The researchers found the pathogens have nearly twice as many genes as other fungal pathogens, and that more than 40 percent of the genes in each of the two species are unde...

Boosting brain power -- with chocolate

...rofessor Ian Macdonald found that consumption of a cocoa drink rich in flavanols ?a key ingredient of dark ...scular health. The study also suggests that the cocoa flavanols found in chocolate could be useful in enhancing brain function for people fighting fatigue...

Flavanols in cocoa may offer benefits to the brain

A special cocoa made to retain naturally occurring compounds calle...eral studies suggest that consumption of a special cocoa made to be rich in flavanols, a naturally occurring nutrient abundant in fresh cocoa, may improve bl...

Cocoa 'vitamin' health benefits could outshine penicillin

...ollenberg has spent years studying the benefits of cocoa drinking on the Kuna people in Panama. He found th...n 10% in the Kuna. They can drink up to 40 cups of cocoa a week. Natural cocoa has high levels of epicatechin. 'If these observations predict the future,...

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