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Flavanols

Just in time for the holidays, a study has revealed that cocoa flavanols can actually REVERSE ageing in the brain. The study followed older adults, and tested both their memory, and looked at a region of the brain associated with memory loss. Both showed signs of improvement! (Note: they did not look at Alzheimer’s related […]

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It’s not the first study to say it, but who cares: people who eat more chocolate, red wine, and berries are healthier than those who do not. Flavanols, found in red and blue berries (and the wine they make) as well as chocolate, are powerful antioxidants. (Looking for something greener? You can also find them […]

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Flavanols, similar to Flavanoids (found in many plants, Flavanoids are a powerful type of antioxidant), have been found to help with mild cognitive impairment when consumed daily (improving memory, judgement, etc.). Although the research was paid for by Mars, Inc., to illustrate the value of their flavanol rich chocolate beverage, it lines up with previous […]

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