Cocoa Polyphenols and Inflammatory Markers of Cardiovascular Disease

  title={Cocoa Polyphenols and Inflammatory Markers of Cardiovascular Disease},
  author={Nasiruddin Khan and Olha Khymenets and Mireia Urpi-Sard{\`a} and Sara Tulipani and Mar Garcia-Aloy and Maria J. Monagas and Ximena Mora-Cubillos and Rafael Llorach and Cristina Andres-Lacueva},
Epidemiological studies have demonstrated the beneficial effect of plant-derived food intake in reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD). The potential bioactivity of cocoa and its polyphenolic components in modulating cardiovascular health is now being studied worldwide and continues to grow at a rapid pace. In fact, the high polyphenol content of cocoa is of particular interest from the nutritional and pharmacological viewpoints. Cocoa polyphenols are shown to possess a range of… CONTINUE READING
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