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Study: Soy (and Cocoa) Promote Heart Health In Post -Menopausal Women With Cardiovascular Disease and Type 2 Diabetes

Study: Soy (and Cocoa) Promote Heart Health In Post -Menopausal Women With Cardiovascular Disease and Type 2 Diabetes

 We are going to discuss a study Soy (and Cocoa) Promote Heart Health In Post -Menopausal Women With Cardiovascular Disease and Type 2 Diabetes: That study was funded by a UK based Charity, Diabetes UJK, and supported by Frutarom Ltd., Israel, and Barry Callebaut, the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality …Read the Rest

8 Nutrients For The Prevention of Heart Disease

8 Nutrients For The Prevention of Heart Disease

MND: Nutrition is always a substantial part of the prevention of disease. Heart disease is no exception. We follow here 8 of these nutrients that have been shown in at least one study to have heart health benefits. Here they are:  Lycopene, Cocoa, Zinc, Soy , vitamin B12, Fish oil, Onions, …Read the Rest

Chocolate’s health benefits: How real?

Chocolate’s health benefits: How real?

A study published in the journal of Physiology shows that cocoa  contains epicatechins, one of several flavonoids found in red wine, green tea, apples and in particularly high concentrations in dark chocolate [1]. The study shows that epicatechins translate into better cardiovascular health for the consumer. Then again , cocoa …Read the Rest

Cocoa: The story gets better all the time!

Cocoa: The story gets better all the time!

MND: A study on the properties of cocoa shows potential as a carbohydrate blocker. This means that cocoa polyphenols might help in weight management! MND:Ok, so the study was sponsored by Hershey….But still, cocoa’s polyphenols have been shown to be beneficial. We are talking here about high coaoa content chocolate …Read the Rest

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