Cocoa improves brain health

Italian scientists have found evidence that a daily dose of cocoa can act as a dietary supplement to cope with various types of cognitive declination. The team from the University of L’Aquila, Italy, found that cocoa can have beneficial health effects on the brain, especially with the Flavanol compounds found in chocolate,during the experiments conducted on the participants ,The study noted that flavanol compounds boosted memory and enhanced the processing of visual information, and even resisted the effects of sleep deprivation, . It was found that the Long-term consumption of cocoa flavanol by the older people has been shown to improve attention,memory improvement and verbal fluency and it was more useful for those with mild cognitive disabilities or early memory loss.

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