Cocoa Rich In Flavonol Improves Blood Vessel Function In Elderly
Chocolate could be an elixir as a new study says that it helps repair aging blood vessels. Researchers said that elderly adults who drank cocoa drinks// for four to six days. These drinks were rich in flavonols, which are a type of antioxidant.
The study followed 15 adults under 50-years-old ...
The Center for the Biology of Chronic Disease Highlights Anti-Cancer Activities of the Food Extracts Quercetin, EGCG, Glycyrrhizin, and Trans-Cinnamaldehyde
Quercetin (a compound found in capers, apples, red onion, and other foods)
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intake and risk of pancreatic cancer. Am J Clin Nutr. 2008 Dec;88(6):1653-62.
2. Knekt P, et al. Flavonoid intake and risk of chronic diseases. A...
Eat Fruits, Vegetables to Ward Off Cancer
...nd women and found a diet high in flavonol-rich apples, berries, kale, and broccoli can help cut the risk of pancreatic cancer, especially in smokers. flavonol
is a type of antioxidant.
Pancreatic cancer is one of the deadliest of all cancers, killing 95 percent of victims within five years of diagnosis...
Cocoa Polyphenols may Offer Diabetes Benefits - Study
.... However, studies using flavonol-rich dark chocolate have reported positive effects with intakes of only 100 g of dark chocolate per day, providing a flavonol
dose of 88 mg.
"On the basis of the previous report and the present results, chocolate, cocoa, and other functional foods that contain more CLPr...
Good News For Chocolate Lovers
...em. This has been used in a lot of trials. The current study indicates that flavonol
aids in active blood flow to the brain and also helpful in a few of cardiac...al School did brain imaging study on young and healthy women to find out if flavonol
rich beverage has any effect on the cognitive function. Though it did not e...
Yet Another Use For Cocoa Flavonols
...do with chocolate as they feel that people should not get the wrong message that all chocolate products have these benefits. Although Cereal Bars and flavonol
–enriched drinks containing plant sterols for lowering cholesterol levels are being tested for almost a year now researchers feel that more research a...
Brain Function can be impaired by Flavonols
...drink made by Mars once a day for five days prior to the study. The drink contained 150mg of flavonols.
Researchers say they found that high cocoa flavonol
drink was associated with a higher blood flow response to selective areas of the brain. However researchers feel that further research should be added...
Tomatoes for the heart
The researchers noticed that flavonol
production depended on the enzyme chalcone isomera...oes with skin that had up to a 78-fold increase in flavonol
levels - around the same amount as onions.
Th...ions of the tomatoes inherited the higher level of flavonol
and that 65 per cent of the compound was retained ...