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Cocoa flavanols may boost skin from within: 24-week RCT

By Stephen Daniells

High-flavanol cocoa supplementation may have positive impacts on facial wrinkles and skin elasticity in photo-aged Korean women, says a new study from scientists from Seoul National University.

Theo Innovations debuts flavanol-rich cocoa extract

Theo Innovations debuts flavanol-rich cocoa extract

By Hank Schultz

Seattle-based Theo Chocolate has launched the first functional ingredient from its subsidiary Theo Innovations.  Called Violetamine, the product is an extract of cocoa high in polyphenols and theobromine.

Healthy chocolate? The growing evidence for cocoa flavanols

SPECIAL EDITION: HEALTHY AND FUNCTIONAL CONFECTIONERY

Healthy chocolate? The growing evidence for cocoa flavanols

By Nathan Gray

The meteoric emergence of cocoa flavanols as the new 'super ingredient' continues, with many new scientific publications focused on the potential health effects of these special compounds. As part of this special edition, we take a look at some...