Table 4

Acute changes in the plasma concentrations of biomarkers after single dose chocolate intake
Low-flavanol High-flavanol P value of change between treatments
Chocolate Chocolate
(n = 21) (n = 23)
Epicatechins (ng/mL)
0 min (Baseline) 4.90 ± 0.00 4.90 ± 0.00 -
180 min 4.90 ± 0.00 97.02 ± 41.94 <0.0001
P value (180 vs. 0 min) - <0.0001
Catechins (ng/mL)
0 min (Baseline) 44.05 ± 46.68 55.99 ± 44.23 -
180 min 43.62 ± 42.88 59.11 ± 43.50 0.70
P value (180 vs. 0 min) 0.92 0.70

Values are means ± SD.

Mogollon et al.

Mogollon et al. Nutrition Journal 2013 12:41   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-12-41

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