Table 2

MED after daily consumption of 30 g chocolate for 6, 9 and 12 weeks and after 3-week washout
High-flavanol chocolate (n = 33) Low-flavanol chocolate (n = 41) P value of changes between treatments
MED (J/cm2)
Baseline 0.56 ± 0.14 0.61 ± 0.17 -
Week 6 0.59 ± 0.17 0.61 ± 0.15 0.36
Week 9 0.58 ± 0.15 0.63 ± 0.18 0.86
Week 12 0.58 ± 0.14 0.62 ± 0.18 0.70
P value (Week 6 vs. Baseline) 0.24 0.96
P value (Week 9 vs. Baseline) 0.29 0.36
P value (Week 12 vs. Baseline) 0.20 0.39
MED Washout period
Week 15 0.56 ± 0.14 0.64 ± 0.18 0.21
P value (Week 15 vs.Week 12) 0.22 0.53

Values represent means ± SD.

Mogollon et al.

Mogollon et al. Nutrition Journal 2014 13:66   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-13-66

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