Cocoa extract intake for 4 weeks reduces postprandial systolic blood pressure response of obese subjects, even after following an energy-restricted diet

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Ibero-Baraibar, Idoia; Suárez, Manuel; Arola-Arnal, Anna; Zulet, M. Angeles; Martinez, J. Alfredo;
  • Publisher: Co-Action Publishing
  • Journal: Food & Nutrition Research,volume 60 (issn: 1654-661X, eissn: 1654-6628)
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  • Subject: :Ciencias de la Salud::Nutrición y dietética [Materias Investigacion] | blood pressure | polyphenols | TX341-641 | weight loss | cocoa | Nutrition. Foods and food supply | Original Article | bioavailability | Blood pressure, Cocoa, Diet, Bioavailability, Polyphenols, Weight loss. | Human Nutrition; Food Related Nutrition | diet
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Background: Cardiometabolic profile is usually altered in obesity. Interestingly, the consumption of flavanol-rich foods might be protective against those metabolic alterations.Objective: To evaluate the postprandial cardiometabolic effects after the acute consumption o... View more
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