Study: Cocoa May Fight Diabetes

June 19, 2013

A study conducted by researchers at Penn State suggests that cocoa may help fight obesity-related inflammation diseases such as diabetes, according to Candy Industry News. Mice were fed a high-fat diet for a controlled period of time and then some were given a cocoa supplement, while others weren’t. The mice given the human equivalent of 10 tablespoons of cocoa powder had less obesity-related inflammation than mice that didn’t. Full article.


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Research Links Cocoa To Improved Brain Function

Feb. 17, 2012
Scientists have found new evidence chocolate or cocoa powder containing higher amounts of so-called cocoa flavanols can positively influence brain performance in healthy middle...