FLAVANOIS AND THEIR POLYMERS

New Study Suggests Natural Cocoa Compounds May Have Pronounced Vascular Benefits for Older Population

The article reports on a study that discovered the cardiovascular benefits of flavanol-rich cocoa for older people. Researchers at Harvard Medical School and the Brigham and Women's Hospital in B...

Three new flavanols from Daphne giraldii

Three new flavanols, 5-p-hydroxybenzoxy-7-hydroxyl-8-ethoxycarbonyl-( - )-afzelechin (1), 5-p-hydroxybenzoxy-7-(2, 3, 5-trihydroxybenzoxy)-8-ethoxycarbonyl-( - )-afzelechin (2), and 5-p-hydroxybe...

Chocolate, chocolate everywhere

The article provides information about chocolate. The article reports that chocolate contains antioxidant compound called flavanols which may be responsible for chocolate's cardiovascular benefit...

The Emerging Role of Flavonoid-Rich Cocoa and Chocolate in Cardiovascular Health and Disease

Cocoa and chocolate have recently been found to be rich plant-derived sources of antioxidant flavonoids with beneficial cardiovascular properties. These favorable physiological effects include: a...

Chocolate Consumption, Fecal Water Antioxidant Activity, and Hydroxyl Radical Production

As part of a larger study into the effects of polyphenols derived from chocolate on bowel health we have compared the effects of consumption of chocolate containing either 200 mg of flavanols and...

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