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The COSMOS-Web trial

Results show that flavanols help to maintain memory and cognitive function as we age

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COSMOS-Web aimed to investigate at scale whether flavanol intake is related to memory and cognitive aging.

COSMOS-Web trial snapshot

  • It is an independent trial undertaken under the umbrella of the COcoa Supplement and Multivitamin Outcomes Study (COSMOS)
  • Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled
  • Involved over 3,500 healthy men and women in the US aged 60 or older for three years, who were enrolled in the COSMOS parent trial
  • Initiated by investigators at Columbia University