Tag: "flavanol" at biology news
New study suggests special cocoa may lead to sustained improvement in blood vessel function
...ally made cocoa beverages that contained different flavanol
levels ranging from 28 to 918 milligrams. At each level, the optimal effect occurred after two hours. The drink containing 179 milligrams of cocoa flavanols resulted in a 50 percent improvement increase in blood vessel function in study participan...
Boosting brain power -- with chocolate
...y ageing." He emphasised that the level of cocoa flavanol
used in the study is not available commercially. The cocoa-rich flavanol
beverage was specially formulated for the purpose of the study....
Flavanols in cocoa may offer benefits to the brain
...se improvements in blood vessel function following flavanol
rich cocoa consumption are paralleled by an increase in the circulating pool of nitric oxide, a critical molecule in the circulatory system that helps dilate blood vessels and keeps them pliable. Hollenberg fed flavanol-rich cocoa to healthy voluntee...
Groundbreaking research highlights myriad health benefits of flavanol-rich cocoa
...ad to vascular damage. Benefits for a high cocoa flavanol
consuming population: Previous research has identi...s the stage for the potential development of cocoa flavanol
based products useful for a wide variety of important public health issues impacted by decreased blo...
New study reveals components of cocoa may enhance the appearance of the skin
...ported and conducted much of the research on cocoa flavanol
health, including this new study. "Much of the interest in skin health has focused on what you put on the skin. From our extensive research on cocoa flavanols over the last several years demonstrating their potential positive benefits on circulation,...