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Oct 16, 2021

Chocolate Intake Is Associated With Reduced All-Cause And Cause-Specific Mortality Risk

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, health, neuroscience

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Papers referenced in the video:
Chocolate consumption and all-cause and cause-specific mortality in a US population: a post hoc analysis of the PLCO cancer screening trial.
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/34329196/

Short-term administration of dark chocolate is followed by a significant increase in insulin sensitivity and a decrease in blood pressure in healthy persons.
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/15755830/

Other RCTs for the effect of chocolate on health:
Sub-Chronic Consumption of Dark Chocolate Enhances Cognitive Function and Releases Nerve Growth Factors: A Parallel-Group Randomized Trial.
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/31744119/

Habitual cocoa intake reduces arterial stiffness in postmenopausal women regardless of intake frequency: a randomized parallel-group study.
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/27881914/

High Flavonoid Cocoa Supplement Ameliorates Plasma Oxidative Stress and Inflammation Levels While Improving Mobility and Quality of Life in Older Subjects: A DoubleBlind Randomized Clinical Trial.
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/31056655/

Dietary epicatechin improves survival and delays skeletal muscle degeneration in aged mice.
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/30096038/

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