Flavan-3-ols, theobromine, and the effects of cocoa and chocolate on cardiometabolic risk factors

Berends, Lindsey M, van der Velpen, Vera and Cassidy, Aedin (2015) Flavan-3-ols, theobromine, and the effects of cocoa and chocolate on cardiometabolic risk factors. Current Opinion in Lipidology, 26 (1). pp. 10-19. ISSN 1473-6535

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Abstract

Although there is growing interest surrounding the potential health benefits of cocoa and chocolate, the relative contribution of bioactive constituents for these effects remains unclear. This review summarizes the recent research on the cardiometabolic effects of cocoa and chocolate with a focus on two key constituents: flavan-3-ols and theobromine.

Item Type: Article
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Norwich Medical School
Depositing User: Pure Connector
Date Deposited: 10 Mar 2015 14:46
Last Modified: 21 Apr 2020 23:56
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/52582
DOI: 10.1097/MOL.0000000000000144

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