In collaboration with a global network of scientific research partners, we are investigating the potential benefits of cocoa flavanols for human health.
Flavanols, also known as flavan-3-ols, are bioactive compounds found naturally in many plants, including tea, apples, various berries, and cocoa beans.
A strong body of scientific evidence shows regular cocoa flavanol intake can improve blood vessel function and cognitive function in healthy adults.
Mars Edge is a segment of Mars, Incorporated dedicated to supporting human health through nutrition.
Collaborating with partners, Mars has published over 160 peer-reviewed cocoa flavanols publications, from analytical chemistry to clinical nutrition research.
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