Australian study which suggests that consuming a beverage rich in cocoa flavanols may improve blood flow to the muscles and ease the demands on the heart during exercising.

The findings of the study were published in the British Journal of Nutrition, showing that after exercise, obese and overweight people had blood pressure levels that were 14% lower after they drank a beverage containing high amounts of cocoa flavanols (701mgs), compared to a group which drank a low flavanol drink (only 22mgs).

"> Australian study which suggests that consuming a beverage rich in cocoa flavanols may improve blood flow to the muscles and ease the demands on the heart during exercising.

The findings of the study were published in the British Journal of Nutrition, showing that after exercise, obese and overweight people had blood pressure levels that were 14% lower after they drank a beverage containing high amounts of cocoa flavanols (701mgs), compared to a group which drank a low flavanol drink (only 22mgs).

"> Australian study which suggests that consuming a beverage rich in cocoa flavanols may improve blood flow to the muscles and ease the demands on the heart during exercising.

The findings of the study were published in the British Journal of Nutrition, showing that after exercise, obese and overweight people had blood pressure levels that were 14% lower after they drank a beverage containing high amounts of cocoa flavanols (701mgs), compared to a group which drank a low flavanol drink (only 22mgs).

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