The Surprising Health Benefits of Cocoa

Can a food really have similar benefits as regular exercise? It appears that if you are talking about cocoa, the answer is unequivocally yes!

Its cardiovascular, longevity, cancer, muscle growth, fat loss, and stimulatory benefits are nothing short of astounding, and now cocoa has the support of numerous scientific research papers. So let’s see exactly what the existing literature shows that cocoa can do for you and how it can support your training.

Benefits of Cocoa for Muscle Growth

Researchers found that (-)-epicatechin, a flavanol in cocoa, has an anabolic effect on muscle cells: it inhibits…

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