Dark chocolate provides similar benefits to beetroot juice consumed already by elite athletes to improve exercise endurance, a study revealing similar levels of flavanol content has suggested.Find out more here.
A daily consumption of chocolate is inversely associated with insulin resistance and liver enzymes according to a new study. Find out more here
A team of researchers, including Japanese scientists, has discovered the mechanism behind hair loss associated with aging, a finding that could pave the way for new ways to treat baldness. In the study led by Tokyo Medical and Dental University’s Emi Nishimura, the team determined that type XVII collagen, found near hair follicle stem cells […]
Collagen not only helps replenish the structure of your skin and improve its hydration, it also has many benefits on joints, muscle mass and bones. Read more here.
Nutricoa will launch internationally at ISM 2016. Come and visit us at stand J16 at the British Pavilion
January comes a list of resolutions that may be broken by the end of the month. If you have decided to get fit this year, you do not have to renounce to dark chocolate as flavanol-rich dark chocolate may boost endurance and exercise performance in moderately-trained male cyclists, says a new study. Read the full study […]
Drinking a beverage rich in cocoa flavanols improved blood vessel function and reduces diastolic blood pressure in individuals with kidney failure, German research has found. Read the full article here
Mintel’s experts predict the 4 trends in beauty and personal care, one of which is called “Gastronomia”. The saying goes, ‘it’s what’s on the inside that counts’. Interest in natural ingredients is on the rise.
Money spent picking holes in negative sugar research could be better spent developing profitable functional confections that deliver indulgence. Read the whole article here.
Moderate chocolate consumption may help expectant mothers and their fetuses by reducing stress and providing antioxidants that guard against reproductive diseases and pregnancy complications, say Italian researchers. Read the full article here.