Barry Callebaut announces the results of a recent clinical trial into the anti-aging properties of ACTICOA® cocoa and chocolate. The study, conducted by SIT research centre in Germany, demonstrates that consuming 300mg of cocoa flavanols twice a day significantly increases the elasticity of the skin.
ACTICOA® chocolate significantly improves skin elasticity
Barry Callebaut at the FIE 2009 in Frankfurt: All the goodness from the cocoa bean
Barry Callebaut responds to the increasing demand for healthy chocolate by preserving the natural ingredients of their chocolate. This brings us back to the beginning of the chocolate process: all the goodness that naturally comes out of the cocoa bean. Some secret powers of this mysterious cocoa bean will be unveiled at the FIE Frankfurt, from November 17 till November 19, at the Barry Callebaut stand (Hall 8.0 – Booth 8E5).
Barry Callebaut’s ACTICOA™ chocolate helps to protect the skin from UV light
An independent study conducted by the London University of the Arts has revealed that eating chocolate rich in flavanols can significantly help to protect the skin from the harmful effects of ultraviolet radiation The study demonstrated that regular consumption of specially produced chocolate with preserved high cocoa flavanol levels can more than halve the sensitivity of the skin to UV light. These striking results are unprecedented and pave the way for new possibilities in nutritional protection against damage caused by the sun. It is estimated that 90% of all visible skin ageing is directly related to sun exposure.
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