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Study: Cocoa Extract Improves Memory in Older Adults

Can a chocolate bar a day really stave off age-related memory loss? Not exactly, but new research suggests that a high dosage of flavanols, a group of substances found in cocoa and tea may reverse age-related memory decline. “If a participant had the memory of a typical 60-year-old at the beginning of the study, after three months, that person on average had the memory of a typical 30- or 40-year-old,” said Dr.  Scott Small, a neurology professor at Columbia University in New...

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