Studies related to Adrenaline and Cocoa Extract

Dark Chocolate Intake Buffers Stress Reactivity In Humans

Effect Decrease
Trial Design Double blind
Trial Length 24 hours
Number of Subjects 31
Sex Male
Age Range 18-29, 30-44, 45-64
Body Types Average
Notes for this study:
Acute ingestion of 50g dark chocolate (125mg (-)-epicatechin) two hours before a psychosocial test appears to attenuate the rise in salivary cortisol and adrenaline without any noticeable effect on noradrenaline or ACTH.

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