Lab-Created Cocoa Drink May Improve Memory Loss

October 28, 2014 5:07 PM

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MONDAY, Oct. 27, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A lab-created cocoa drink appears to improve normal age-related memory loss, according to a small new study. The findings have been published in the Oct. 26 issue Nature Neuroscience.

The study authors pointed out that flavanols are found (to varying degrees) in many types of foods, including tea leaves, fruits, and vegetables, as well as raw cocoa. However, the manner in which most consumer chocolate products are produced renders them flavanol-free. The study therefore relied on...

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