The secret of chocolate unravelled
Recent studies revealed that cocoa beans contain a considerably larger amount of flavanols than red wine or other commonly known sources of antioxidants, such as green tea and grapes.
Polyphenols, an active substance in cocoa
The polyphenols found in cocoa belong to a category of flavanols. These are powerful antioxidants protecting the body cells against the effect of free radicals. According to recent research, free radicals accelerate the ageing process and are responsible for the degeneration of certain body functions like the ability to see and the nervous system.
Chocolate with cocoa flavanols help to support a healthy blood flow, plays a role in the cardiovascular system and support nutrient delivery to the muscles.
Research indicates that 10 pearls a day of dark ACTICOA™ chocolate will have a positive effect on your health. To be consumed in a varied and balanced diet, as part of a healthy lifestyle.