The Heart and Brain Supportive Effects of Cocoa, Part 1


Chocolate joins the pantheon of functional foods like tea, berries, and coffee. Alan Frost, founder of Flava Naturals performance dark chocolate, details cocoa flavanols' cognitive, cardiovascular, and exercise performance benefits. He discusses the new FDA-qualified claim on cocoa flavanols and the prevention of cardiovascular disease, and recent food guidelines from the American Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics for 500mg of flavanols daily for improved cardiovascular outcomes. He also addresses data on cadmium and lead in common chocolate brands and how Flava Naturals' manufacturing mitigates those risks. It’s all about bean selection and proper processing. Flava Naturals delivers 5-9 times the flavanols of an average dark chocolate bar, with minimal sugar content. Learn about the science behind this remarkable functional food. Click HERE for part 2.

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