Italian scientists have found that a daily dose of cocoa acts as a dietary supplement to counteract different types of cognitive decline. They found regularly eating cocoa was linked to improvements in working memory and visual information processing and cocoa could be particularly beneficial for certain people. Cocoa, is the dried and fermented bean from the cocoa tree used to… Read more »
EFSA issues positive Scientific Opinion on Barry Callebaut’s application for extending its health claim on cocoa flavanols: A new market beyond chocolate for cocoa flavanols and their healthy properties
The latest research from Mintel reveals that for just more than half, 51 per cent, of all adult consumers favour milk chocolate in the plain category, followed by 35 per cent who favour dark chocolate and eight per cent who prefer white chocolate.
Carmit Candy Industries claims its latest treats can help you lose weight, boost your immune system and even promote bone health.
Nestlé Health Science, a fully owned subsidiary of Nestlé, and the pharmaceutical and healthcare group Chi-Med, have agreed to form a 50/50 joint venture to be named Nutrition Science Partners Limited (NSP).
Individuals who eat dark chocolate on a daily basis lower their risk for stoke and heart attack by nearly 30%, according to a new study published in the British Medical Journal. The findings suggest flavonoids in dark chocolate work to lower blood pressure and cholesterol.