Studies related to Insulin Secretion and Cocoa Extract

Protective Effects Of Flavanol-rich Dark Chocolate On Endothelial Function And Wave Reflection During Acute Hyperglycemia

Effect None
Trial Design Double blind
Trial Length 1-7 Days
Number of Subjects 12
Sex Both Genders
Age Range 18-29
Body Types Average
Notes for this study:
Ingestion of 100g dark chocolate (flavonoid dose not specified) for three days prior to an oral glucose tolerance test, compared to the placebo group given flavonoid free chocolate, appeared to be associated with no alterations in blood pressure or blood flow despite the expected increases (from the oral glucose tolerance test) occurring in the white chocolate group.

Neither group experienced changes in parameters of insulin sensitivity or secretion.

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