Yet Another Use For Cocoa Flavonols
Cocoa compounds have various uses , it can be marketed as functional food ingredients, or even synthesized for use in pharmaceuticals.//
Researchers now say they have been able to identify the molecular structure of flavonols
found in nature and now have an impressive library of different fla...
Brain Function can be impaired by Flavonols
Based on findings of a recent study researchers say Cocoa flavonols, shown// to benefit heart health, may also have an impact on the brain. Cocoa flavonols
were found to increase blood flow to key areas of the brain.
In a study on 16 healthy young women, researcher tested the brain’s activatio...
Natural Compound in Grapes, Tea and Cocoa Helps to Enhance Memory
... at by the researchers is epicatechin, one of a group of chemicals known as flavonols
that has been shown previously to improve cardiovascular function in people... in The Journal of Neuroscience, their findings suggest that a diet rich in flavonols
may help reduce the incidence or severity of neurodegenerative disease or c...
American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac - Oct. 10, 2007
...d visual spoilage. The results showed that, in the days following purchase, fruits and vegetables do not lose any phenolic compounds, ascorbic acid or flavonols
a trio of chemical classes associated with antioxidant content. Better, in some cases, an increase on the antioxidant capacity was observed in the da...
Naturally-occurring apple compounds reduce risk of pancreatic cancer
... has been identified as one of the most beneficial flavonols
in preventing and reducing the risk of pancreatic ...y participants, smokers who consumed foods rich in flavonols
had a significantly greater risk reduction.
Thi...is the first of its kind to evaluate the effect of flavonols
compounds found specifically in plants on develo...