Cocoa flavanols are now available in capsules from CocoaVia (Mars Botanic, a division of Mars Inc.). Two capsules have only five calories and deliver 250 mg of cocoa flavanols, the same amount found in 10 teaspoons of cocoa powder. CocoaVia says cocoa flavanols support heart, brain, skin and eye health.

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Published in WholeFoods Magazine, January 2014