Campaign Launches during National Nutrition Month in March
Washington, D.C., March 8, 2016 –Constant exposure to our environment, the things we eat, and stresses from both inside and outside our bodies all cause us to age over time. Although scientists have not yet found a way to delay the biological processes of aging, they are learning more about how healthy behavioral practices, such as maintaining a well-balanced diet, are critical to fostering good health throughout our lives.
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
Journal of the American College of Cardiology Includes Cocoa Study in its Highlights of the Year
HACKETTSTOWN, N.J. (Jan. 3, 2006) – A study that suggests cocoa flavanols could potentially improve blood vessel health was one the major advancements in cardiovascular research in 2005, according to a review of the “Highlights of the Year” published today in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.
Mars, Incorporated Has Synthesized Flavanol Molecules, Is In Discussions with Pharma Companies to Develop New Medicines
Lucerne, Switzerland, July 25, 2005 – Molecules in cocoa credited for the “heart-healthy” benefits of certain cocoa and dark chocolate may also in the future help treat diabetes, strokes and vascular dementia, and could soon be available to pharmaceutical companies for development into new medications, scientists said Monday.
Consumption of High-Flavanol Cocoa Improves Skin Structure and Function
Cocoa butter has long been used topically in many skin creams and cosmetics because it is thought to be good for the skin. Now, new research just published in the Journal of Nutrition reveals the potential benefits of consuming flavanol-rich cocoa and how it might actually benefit skin from the inside out.