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Description:Set atop a wooden cutting board inside a home kitchen, this scored chocolate bar had been broken along its score lines into three distinct pieces.
Known for its high content of phenolic antioxidants, as well as flavonoids, catechin, epicatechin, and procyanidins, cocoa has been linked to improved health by imparting neuroprotective, anti-inflammatory mechanisms, lowering blood cholesterol and sugar levels, reducing the incidence of various forms of cancer, and improving overall cardiovascular health.
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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Debora Cartegena
Creation Date:2012
Photo Credit:Debora Cartegena
Links:PubMed – Antioxid Redox Signal. 2011 Nov 15;15(10):2779-811. doi: 10.1089/ars.2010.3697. Epub 2011 Jun 13; “Cocoa and Chocolate in Human Health and Disease”, by Katz DL, Doughty K, Ali A, Yale Univ Prevention Research Cntr
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