Studies related to Lean Mass and Cocoa Extract

Consumption Of High-polyphenol Dark Chocolate Improves Endothelial Function In Individuals With Stage 1 Hypertension And Excess Body Weight

Effect None
Trial Design Non-controlled trial
Trial Length 2-4 Weeks
Number of Subjects 20
Sex Both Genders
Age Range 18-29, 30-44, 45-64
Body Types Obese, Overweight
Notes for this study:
In overweight or obese individuals given 50g of 70% dark chocolate daily for four weeks, supplementation appeared to improve blood flow as assessed by the reactive hyperemia index (RIH) without affecting other parameters of glucose or lipid metabolism, inflammation, or weight.

No placebo control was used in this four week study.