20 Years of Science

cocoa flavanol research

The cocoa flavanols in CocoaVia® supplement have been well studied for their ability to deliver a variety of benefits, including supporting heart, brain and total body health.

 

Proven Health Benefits

over 100 scientific papers published

 

 

The scientists at Mars, Incorporated have been studying cocoa flavanols for over 20 years, resulting in over 150 scientific papers – making it one of the most highly-researched plant-based nutrients around the world. Amongst these papers are over 30 clinical studies proving the efficacy of cocoa flavanols across a variety of health benefits, including heart, brain and total body health.

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Proprietary Process

the highest levels of cocoa flavanols

 

 

Mars, Inc. developed & perfected its proprietary Cocoapro® process, which gently extracts cocoa flavanols from cocoa at the highest levels. The Cocoapro® process ensures that CocoaVia® is unlike any other product on the market today, guaranteeing the highest concentration of cocoa flavanols available in a supplement.

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The Research

cocoa science highlights

 

Heart Health

Cocoa flavanol intake improves endothelial function and Framingham Risk Score in healthy men and women: a randomised, controlled, double-masked trial: the Flaviola Health Study.
British Journal of Nutrition, Oct 2015
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Brain Health

Enhancing dentate gyrus function with dietary flavanols improves cognition in older adults.
Nature Neuroscience, Dec 2014
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Total Body Health

Safety and efficacy of cocoa flavanol intake in healthy adults: a randomized, controlled, double-masked trial.
American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Dec 2015
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Heart Health

Methylxanthines enhance the effects of cocoa flavanols on cardiovascular function: randomized, double-masked controlled studies.
American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Feb 2017
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Brain Health

Benefits in Cognitive Function, Blood Pressure, and Insulin Resistance Through Cocoa Flavanol Consumption in Elderly Subjects With Mild Cognitive Impairment: The Cocoa, Cognition, and Aging (CoCoA) Study.
Hypertension, Sept 2012
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Total Body Health

The metabolome of [2-(14)C](-)-epicatechin in humans: implications for the assessment of efficacy, safety, and mechanisms of action of polyphenolic bioactives.
Scientific Reports, July 2016
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Heart Health

Assessing the respective contributions of dietary flavanol monomers and procyanidins in mediating cardiovascular effects in humans: Randomized-controlled, double-masked intervention trial.
American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Oct 2018

Brain Health

Cocoa flavanol consumption improves cognitive function, blood pressure control, and metabolic profile in elderly subjects: the Cocoa, Cognition, and Aging (CoCoA) Study--a randomized controlled trial
American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, March 2015
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Total Body Health

Evaluation at scale of microbiome-derived metabolites as biomarker of flavan-3-ol intake in epidemiological studies.
Scientific Reports, June 2018
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CocoaVia® helps your body look & feel its best


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CocoaVia® delivers 375mg of cocoa flavanols per serving.


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Cocoa flavanols increase nitric oxide levels in your body.


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Nitric oxide keeps your arteries flexible, helping deliver essential oxygen & nutrients to vital organs, muscles & tissues throughout your body, allowing them to perform at their best

 

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Want to Learn More?

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These videos can help you understand more about how cocoa flavanols work and what they can do for your health

Top Rated

awarded top-rated cocoa flavanol product overall by consumerlab.com

CocoaVia® capsules had the highest concentration of cocoa flavanols among all cocoa supplements, powders, and dark chocolates tested by ConsumerLab.com (2017).

 

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