Naturally occurring compounds in cocoa may reverse age-related memory loss

October 26, 2014 11:26 PM

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Naturally occurring compounds in cocoa may reverse age-related memory loss

Bioactives in cocoa may help reverse memory loss for those entering their 50s and 60s.

Researchers from the Columbia University Medical Center provided a cocoa flavanol-containing test drink to 37 healthy volunteers between the ages of 50 and 69. Some received a high-flavanol diet and others received a low-flavanol diet. Brain imaging was done before and after the test period, and the...

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