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It's academic. Really.

Few things are as important to your daily life as healthy circulation. When your blood vessels are healthy, they permit the smooth flow of blood throughout your circulatory system. A healthy circulatory system allows blood to transport oxygen and important nutrients to your heart, lungs and other vital organs and tissues, helping you to perform at your best. Numerous scientific studies have demonstrated that cocoa - and, more specifically, cocoa flavanols – phytonutrients found naturally in cocoa - can help promote healthy blood flow.

The big secret: cocoa flavanols.

Scientists have uncovered that certain phytonutrients found in cocoa - the cocoa flavanols - can help support the body’s circulatory system. In fact, numerous scientific studies have demonstrated that cocoa flavanols help support healthy blood flow, and healthy blood flow is important for maintaining your cardiovascular health and living and aging well.

Mars, Incorporated: A leader in cocoa science.

Mars, Incorporated is a leader in cocoa science. The scientists at Mars have published more than 140 scientific papers on cocoa and have developed a best-in-class research program that spans more than two decades. With numerous studies and patents on cocoa flavanols, no one else can offer a product like CocoaVia® cocoa extract supplement. The following is a selection of research papers that demonstrate the science behind cocoa flavanols and the breakthrough research that has led to the development of CocoaVia® products.