Plasma antioxidants from chocolate

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Serafini, M.; Bugianesi, R.; Maiani, G.; Valtuena, S.; De Santis, S.; Crozier, A.;
(2003)
  • Publisher: Nature Publications Group
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1038/4241013a
  • Subject: QP
    mesheuropmc: food and beverages

There is some speculation that dietary flavonoids from chocolate, in particular (-)epicatechin, may promote cardiovascular health as a result of direct antioxidant effects or through antithrombotic mechanisms. Here we show that consumption of plain, dark chocolate resul... View more
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