Stressed? Here’s why you should drink some cocoa


Researchers have discovered blood vessels were able to function better during mental stress when people were given a cocoa drink.

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What you need to know:

  • Flavanols are a group of molecules occurring naturally in fruit and vegetables and are abundant in Green tea and cocoa
  • They could protect consumers from mental stress-induced cardiovascular events such as stroke

Stress is a common part of life and has become an even bigger problem since the Covid-19 pandemic hit last year.


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