Studies related to Calmness and Cocoa Extract

Cocoa Polyphenols Enhance Positive Mood States But Not Cognitive Performance: A Randomized, Placebo-controlled Trial

Effect Increase
Trial Design Double blind
Trial Length 1-6 months
Number of Subjects 72
Sex Both Genders
Age Range 45-64
Body Types Average
Notes for this study:
30 days supplementation of 250-500mg cocoa polyphenols in older adults subject to cognitive testing noted that 500mg was associated with increased calmness and contentness when compared to placebo; the battery of cognitive testing failed to find a benefit with cocoa polyphenols.