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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

Key Takeaways: Cocoa flavanols are bioactive compounds found in the cacao plant. Rigorous research demonstrates that, when consumed, cocoa flavanols can improve blood vessel function, which supports healthy blood flow and brain and heart health. Thanks to cocoa flavanols’ proven impact on your body’s nitric oxide levels, every single organ,...

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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 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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