A mug of hot chocolate a day helps people with MS

7th March 2019

Researchers find dark chocolate with high levels of flavonoids, an antioxidant compound, helps reduce inflammation in the body.

Drinking a cup of hot chocolate every day can help reduce fatigue in people with multiple sclerosis (MS), a study has found.

People who were given a cocoa drink rich in flavonoids - compounds known for their antioxidant properties - reported less tiredness and pain than those given another drink.

The researchers concluded flavonoids, which are found in various plant-based foods, including raw cacao, could help reduce inflammation in the body.

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Source: Tania Snuggs, News Peporter, Sky News


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