Cocoa may protect males hearts from the effects of mental stress

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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.

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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



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