Studies related to Blood Viscosity and Cocoa Extract

Effects Of Dark Chocolate Consumption On The Prothrombotic Response To Acute Psychosocial Stress In Healthy Men

Effect Decrease
Trial Design Double blind
Trial Length 24 hours
Number of Subjects 65
Sex Male
Age Range 18-29, 30-44, 45-64
Notes for this study:
In otherwise healthy men given 50g of either a flavonoid rich dark chocolate or the control (white chocolate) two hours prior to a psychosocial test, it appeared that the increased in blood clotting expected from the psychosocial test was attenuated. The adrenaline response did not appear to be altered.