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Biological Effects

Aging and vascular responses to flavanol-rich cocoa.
Cardiovascular

Flavanols and cardiovascular health: effects on the circulating NO pool in humans.
Analytical Methods

Predictive Analysis of Cocoa Procyanidins Using Near-Infrared Spectroscopy Techniques
Cardiovascular

Procyanidin dimer B2 [epicatechin-(4beta-8)-epicatechin] suppresses the expression of cyclooxygenase-2 in endotoxin-treated monocytic cells.
Biological Effects

Long-term ingestion of high flavanol cocoa provides photoprotection against UV-induced erythema and improves skin condition in women.
Cardiovascular

(-)-Epicatechin mediates beneficial effects of flavanol-rich cocoa on vascular function in humans.
Reviews

Vascular action of cocoa flavanols in humans: the roots of the story.
Analytical Methods

High-performance liquid chromatography separation and purification of cacao (Theobroma cacao L.) procyanidins according to degree of polymerization using a diol stationary phase.
History of Cocoa Flavanols

Hypertension, the Kuna, and the epidemiology of flavanols.
Reviews

Endothelial function, nitric oxide, and cocoa flavanols.
Brain/Cognitive Health

The effect of flavanol-rich cocoa on the fMRI response to a cognitive task in healthy young people.
Reviews

Dietary flavanols and platelet reactivity.
Cardiovascular

Cocoa flavanols and platelet and leukocyte function: recent in vitro and ex vivo studies in healthy adults.
Biological Effects

Cocoa flavanols and brain perfusion.
Cardiovascular

Chronic consumption of flavanol-rich cocoa improves endothelial function and decreases vascular cell adhesion molecule in hypercholesterolemic postmenopausal women.