Effects of chocolate on cognitive function and mood: a systematic review.

@article{Scholey2013EffectsOC,
  title={Effects of chocolate on cognitive function and mood: a systematic review.},
  author={Andrew Scholey and Lauren Owen},
  journal={Nutrition reviews},
  year={2013},
  volume={71 10},
  pages={
          665-81
        }
}
A systematic review was conducted to evaluate whether chocolate or its constituents were capable of influencing cognitive function and/or mood. Studies investigating potentially psychoactive fractions of chocolate were also included. Eight studies (in six articles) met the inclusion criteria for assessment of chocolate or its components on mood, of which five showed either an improvement in mood state or an attenuation of negative mood. Regarding cognitive function, eight studies (in six… CONTINUE READING
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