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2014-09-05 23:05:02

Tea contains substances that have been linked to good health. Regular tea drinkers are less likely to develop diabetes and may have a lower risk of heart disease. Boston, MA (PRWEB) September 05, 2014 Tea, especially green tea, is often said to be good for your health. Tea contains substances linked to a lower risk for heart disease, cancer, and diabetes. But keep tea's healthy boost in perspective, says the September 2014 Harvard Men's Health Watch. "Tea consumption,...

Chocolate Flavanols May Help Fight Obesity And Diabetes
2014-04-03 11:11:25

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Past research has shown that antioxidant compounds in chocolate called flavanols can provide a wide range of benefits – from lower blood pressure to improved cognitive performance. Now, a new study in the Journal of Agricultural & Food Chemistry has honed in on exactly what within these compound provides the observed benefit: oligomeric procyanidins (PCs). "Oligomeric PCs appear to possess the greatest antiobesity and...

Chocolate Pill Study For Heart Health To Begin
2014-03-17 12:01:21

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers are asking 18,000 men and women around the nation to take part in a study to see if chocolate can help prevent heart attacks and strokes, according to the Associated Press. Scientists have created chocolate pills that are packed full of nutrients but without the sugar and fat. The research will be the first large-scale study to test cocoa flavanols, which previous studies have shown improved blood pressure and cholesterol...

Dark Chocolate Is Good For Your Heart
2014-02-27 09:05:27

Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) It might seem too good to be true, but dark chocolate is good for you and scientists now know why. Dark chocolate helps restore flexibility to arteries while also preventing white blood cells from sticking to the walls of blood vessels. Both arterial stiffness and white blood cell adhesion are known factors that play a significant role in atherosclerosis. What's more, the scientists also found that increasing the flavanol...

2014-02-13 12:26:48

Cocoa flavanols scientifically proven to support healthy circulation and maintain cardiovascular health GERMANTOWN, Md., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CocoaVia® brand announced today that CocoaVia® daily cocoa extract supplement capsules are now available in 710 GNC stores nationwide and on GNC.com. The cocoa flavanols in CocoaVia® are scientifically proven to support healthy circulation and maintain cardiovascular health. CocoaVia® supplement helps arteries and blood vessels...

2014-02-12 23:31:49

The new “Benefits Of Chocolate” article on the website Vkool.com reveals to people different types of chocolate and positive effects of chocolate. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 The new “Benefits Of Chocolate” report on the website Vkool.com is divided into two main parts, which cover main types and benefits of chocolate. In the first part, people will discover six types of chocolate, which are unsweetened chocolate, semi-sweet chocolate, sweetened chocolate, bittersweet...

Weight Loss, Heart Health And More Linked To Drinking Tea
2013-11-08 08:56:07

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Tea is the second most consumed beverage in the world. Decades of research data reveals that tea might help prevent chronic illnesses, including heart disease, certain types of cancer and Type-2 diabetes. New research adds to the list of benefits, including promoting weight loss and maintaining a healthy weight, improving bone health and activating areas of the brain that bolster attention, problem solving and mood. The American...

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