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Flavanols in cocoa may offer benefits to the brain
...ade to retain naturally occurring compounds called flavanols
may have the potential to help maintain healthy br...ay’s symposium and has supported research on cocoa flavanols
for more than 15 years. “The findings raise the possibility that products utilizing this cocoa coul...
Boosting brain power -- with chocolate
...ld found that consumption of a cocoa drink rich in flavanols
?a key ingredient of dark chocolate ?boosts blood ... health. The study also suggests that the cocoa flavanols
found in chocolate could be useful in enhancing brain function for people fighting fatigue, sleep de...
New study reveals components of cocoa may enhance the appearance of the skin
...ientists attributed the observed benefits to cocoa flavanols
?a group of compounds that can be particularly ric...her group consumed a matched cocoa beverage low in flavanols
(27 mg). At three different periods during the 12-week study, various tests were conducted to evalua...
Heart-healthy compound in chocolate identified
... direct relationship between the intake of certain flavanols
present in cocoa, their absorption into the circul...verages with low flavanol levels. This showed that flavanols
contained in the cocoa were actually absorbed and subsequently present in the bloodstream. Higher l...