Studies related to Platelet Aggregation and Cocoa Extract

Safety And Efficacy Of Cocoa Flavanol Intake In Healthy Adults: A Randomized, Controlled, Double-masked Trial

Effect None
Trial Design Randomized trial
Trial Length 1-6 months
Number of Subjects 108
Sex Both Genders
Age Range 30-44, 45-64
Notes for this study:
Daily intake of up to 2000mg/day cocoa flavanols failed to affect blood pressure, platelet function, or metabolic variables relative to placebo controls in healthy individuals at low risk for cardiovascular disease. While 2000mg/day failed to affect the above clinical outcomes, it was well tolerated.
Funding issues for this study:
This study was funded by Mars, Inc, which manufactures the cocoa extract.

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