Cocoa is rich in powerful flavinoids that may lead to better health and longer life spans. So says recent research on epicatechin, published in the FASEB Journal. As if we needed another reason to enjoy it!
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Chronic inflammation underlies many of the age associated illnesses including cancer and heart disease. Certain foods such as and oat bran contain special compounds that reduce the expression of inflammatory proteins. Other examples of foods that reduce inflammation are certain carbohydrates that take longer to digest such as vegetables, beans and whole grains.
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