Published in Healthcare Mergers, Acquisitions and Ventures Week, February 11th, 2006
The new study identifies the flavanol, (-)epicatechin, as one of the bioactive nutrients in cocoa that can improve the ability of blood vessels to relax. The research was published in the January 16, 2006, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS).
An international team of scientists from the University of Dusseldorf, Germany; the University of California, Davis; Mars, Incorporated; and Harvard Medical School conducted a series of studies examining the role of specific cocoa...
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