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Cocoa Extract Review

Cocoa Extract Review Cocoa Extract is the bioactive compound found in cocoa products which is composed of flavanols, procyanidins, and (-)-epicatechin. Its taste is bitter with a mixture of chocolate taste, made up of xanthine molecules, theobromine and caffeine. Cocoa Extract supplementation has been shown provide cardiovascular and cognitive benefits through an improved blood flow and insulin sensitivity as well as antioxidant effects. Some studies show that high dosages of cocoa flavanols may improve cognitive function in elderly people with mild cognitive problems. Also, cocoa extracts is a safe supplement that promotes effective energy production. It is also known as Chocolate polyphenols, Cocoa polyphenols, Cacao polyphenols, Cacao extract, Chocamine.
Cocoa Extract
Also Known Chocolate polyphenols, Cocoa polyphenols, Cacao polyphenols, Cacao extract, Chocamine
Description Cocoa Extract is the bioactive compound found in cocoa products which is composed of flavanols, procyanidins, and (-)-epicatechin. Its taste is bitter with a mixture of chocolate taste, made up of xanthine molecules, theobromine and caffeine. Cocoa Extract supplementation has been shown provide cardiovascular and cognitive benefits through an improved blood flow and insulin sensitivity as well as antioxidant effects. Some studies show that high dosages of cocoa flavanols may improve cognitive function in elderly people with mild cognitive problems. Also, cocoa extracts is a safe supplement that promotes effective energy production.
Typical Dose
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Benefits and Effectiveness

  • Attention - Neutral [1]
  • Blood Glucose - Neutral [2]
  • Blood Pressure - Increased [3]
  • C-Reactive Protein - Neutral [4]
  • Calmness - Increased [5]
  • Cognition - Neutral [6]
  • Cortisol - Neutral [7]
  • Fatigue - Neutral [8]
  • Fecal Weight - Neutral [9]
  • General Oxidation - Decrease [10]
  • Heart Rate - Neutral [11]
  • Homocysteine - Neutral [12]
  • IGF-1 (aka Insulin-like growth factor-1) - Neutral [13]
  • Insulin Sensitivity - Increased [14]
  • Leptin - Neutral [15]
  • Memory - Neutral [16]
  • Noradrenaline (aka norepinephrine) - Neutral [17]
  • Oxidation of LDL - Neutral [18]
  • Working Memory - Neutral [19]
  • 8-isoPGF2a - Decrease [20]

Wiki Last Updated: 2016-02-15
^1 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23364814
^1 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16794461
^1 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18400709
^2 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21903881
^2 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15755830
^2 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19064532
^2 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16027246
^3 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21903881
^3 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15190043
^3 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18045712
^3 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15755830
^4 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21068351
^4 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16027246
^4 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18716168
^4 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18510961
^5 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23364814
^6 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18400709
^7 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24681134
^7 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21465244
^7 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21558573
^8 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16794461
^9 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15755830
^9 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19064532
^9 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24970388
^9 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18510961
^10 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22066819
^10 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22066819
^10 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15925737
^10 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15190043
^11 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21903881
^11 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16794461
^11 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18045712
^11 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15755830
^12 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18716168
^13 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21903881
^13 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16027246
^13 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24274771
^13 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23893195
^14 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15755830
^14 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19064532
^14 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16027246
^14 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18716168
^15 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19064532
^16 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23364814
^16 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18400709
^17 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21903881
^17 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24681134
^17 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25208561
^18 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21903881
^18 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15190043
^18 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18045712
^18 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11684527
^19 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23364814
^19 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18400709
^20 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24990275
^20 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22066819
^20 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22066819
^20 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15190043

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Side Effects

Some people may produce allergic reactions with cocoa extract consumption. This includes watery eyes, sneezing, and allergic asthma.

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