Cocoa may protect males hearts from the effects of mental stress
First-of-its-kind research finds that drinking cocoa may protect males' blood vessels against the harmful effects of mental stress.
- Green tea, cocoa, and many fruits contain high levels of flavanols, which improve blood vessel function and lower blood pressure.
- In the first study of its kind, researchers found that drinking cocoa may protect males’ blood vessels against the harmful effects of psychological stress.
- The finding may help explain why diets rich in fruits and vegetables reduce cardiovascular disease and mortality risk.
Original Article Source Credits: Medical News Today, https://www.medicalnewstoday.com
Article Written By: James Kingsland
Original Article Posted on: April 7, 2021
Link to Original Article: https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/cocoa-may-protect-males-hearts-from-the-effects-of-mental-stress