Posts Tagged: heart health

Watch Doctors William Lee and Mark Hyman Discuss Flavanol Benefits

You have read it here, now watch world renowned functional food scientist Dr. William Lee discuss how cocoa flavanols benefit stem cells and longevity with Dr. Mark Hyman, international functional medicine leader and 14X NY Times best-selling author! Click Here  to watch! Dr. Lee discusses an intriguing study showing that circulating stem cells nearly doubled… Read more »

Cocoa Flavanols May Help Prevent Strokes

Emerging research suggests that cocoa flavanols may exert protective effects against stroke. This includes the recent COSMOS study from Harvard Medical School showing a 25% reduction in the number of strokes among participants consistently consuming 500mg of cocoa flavanols, daily. The COSMOS study also showed a similar reduction in all major cardiovascular events. Stroke, a… Read more »

Dr. Peter Attia on Cocoa Flavanols and Blood Pressure

You’ve heard it from us, now hear it from renowned longevity guru, Dr. Peter Attia (author NY Times #1 best seller, Outlive)! Attia discusses non-pharmacologic blood pressure management, specifically breaking down how cocoa flavanols reduce blood pressure, with Dr. Rhonda Patrick on her award-winning FoundMyFitness podcast. Click Here to watch! Studies suggest that cocoa flavanols lower blood pressure by increasing nitric oxide production, improving… Read more »

4 COSMOS Study Outcomes Call for a Toast!

Let’s drink to a happy and healthy new year (FlavaMix smoothies, that is!). We talk a lot about performance on this blog, and living your best life, the operative word there being living. Now we have more data that strongly supports how consuming cocoa flavanols daily reduces strokes, major cardiovascular events and even death, drastically!… Read more »

5 Ways to Boost Your Nitric Oxide and Circulation!

OK, you guessed it – cocoa flavanols top the list! But keep reading for four other important ways to boost your nitric oxide to promote exercise performance, cognition, cardiovascular health, energy, and sexual function (men and women)! For all of these benefits, nitric oxide (NO) has been dubbed the ‘miracle molecule’. It was even named … Read more »