The relevance of theobromine for the beneficial effects of cocoa consumption

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Martínez-Pinilla, Eva; Oñatibia-Astibia, Ainhoa; Franco, Rafael;

Cocoa consumption began in America and in the mid sixteenth Century it quickly spread to Europe. Beyond being considered a pleasant habit due to its rich sweet lingering taste, chocolate was considered a good nutrient and even a medicine. Traditionally, health benefits ... View more