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The Diplomatic Courier And Mars, Incorporated Bring Together Leading Experts To Discuss The “Future Of Food”

150 cross-sector experts, innovators and policymakers will convene today at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. to drive awareness of the opportunities for collaboration at the nexus of food and health

Mounting Evidence Demonstrates Improved Cognitive Function From Cocoa Flavanol Consumption

Mounting Evidence Demonstrates Improved Cognitive Function From Cocoa Flavanol Consumption

A study just published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition (AJCN) adds to the growing body of evidence demonstrating that cognitive function is improved with a diet high in cocoa flavanols—a group of naturally occurring bioactives found in fresh cocoa beans.

Flavanols in Cocoa May Offer Benefits to the Brain

Scientists Unveil New Findings that Suggest Compounds in Special Cocoa May Enhance Brain Blood Flow and Improve Cognitive Health

SAN FRANCISCO (February 18, 2007) – A special cocoa made to retain naturally occurring compounds called flavanols may have the potential to help maintain healthy brain function and chart the course for future research that could lead to new solutions for preventing cognitive decline and dementia, according to a panel of scientists who presented new data at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

Daily Cocoa Flavanol Consumption Shown To Improve Cognitive Function In Older Adults

First-of-its-kind research demonstrates improved recall, retention and executive function in a group of older adults with Mild Cognitive Impairment after eight weeks of consuming cocoa flavanols as part of their regular diets