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Cardiovascular Support Supplements | CocoaVia™

Apr 30

What’s the first thing you think of when you hear “cardiovascular health?” Most people think “heart health,” and in its simplest definition that’s true. But cardiovascular health is more than just heart health—it’s your link to total body health. Every single step you take to care for your heart and...

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The Difference Between Cocoa Flavanols Capsules & Powders

Apr 3

If you’re a relatively savvy consumer of health information, chances are you’ve heard about cocoa flavanols and their amazing health benefits. Perhaps you’ve even done some research to see how you can work cocoa flavanols into your diet (and maybe we're just a tiny bit disappointed to learn that gobbling...

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Are Cocoa Flavanols Antioxidant Rich?

Apr 3

Antioxidant is a general term for any compound that can counteract unstable molecules called free radicals that damage DNA, cell membranes, and other parts of cells. Antioxidants are a natural “off switch” for[AD2] free radicals—and it’s important to get an adequate supply of them since free radicals are so pervasive...

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What You Didn’t Know About Cocoa Flavanols and Brain Health

Feb 3

It’s the kind of wishful-thinking headline chocolate lovers eat up: “7 Benefits of Dark Chocolate for Healthier Brain.” But behind the sweet clickbait there’s bitter news—it’s actually cocoa flavanols that offer health benefits. And flavanols are easily destroyed during processing. So while chocolate is definitely a tasty treat, most contain...

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