CoCoa LeafGreens and FloraFood: A Winning Combination

Cocoa and probiotics seem like an unlikely pair, but if you think about it, there was probably a time when peanut butter didn’t know jelly’s sweet embrace or when bacon was eggless. But a new study from the Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry suggests that the gut microbiome interacts with cocoa flavanols and their confluence may help staveContinue reading “CoCoa LeafGreens and FloraFood: A Winning Combination”

Cocoa Flavanols Linked to Vascular Health, Again

Back in October, researchers published a study in the British Journal of Nutrition that linked cocoa flavanols to lower blood pressure, lower cholesterol levels and overall cardiovascular health.  But that wasn’t the first study to connect cocoa to healthy veins. A 2006 study in the Journal of Cardiovascular Pharmacology found that cocoa flavanols may help peopleContinue reading “Cocoa Flavanols Linked to Vascular Health, Again”

CoCoa-licious CoCoa LeafGreens

Great-tasting greens can be yours with the new AIM CoCoa LeafGreens™, a blend of four green leaf powders, broccoli sprout powder, and cocoa. This blend is unlike anything else on the market, and the delicious flavor is unlike any green drink you have ever tasted! New cocoa flavor—delicious and nutritious CoCoa LeafGreens adds to the original LeafGreens blend of spinach, barley,Continue reading “CoCoa-licious CoCoa LeafGreens”

CoCoa Flavanols Linked to Healthy Veins

If you’re into beet juice–like AIM’s Red Rush or RediBeets–then you probably already know the value of healthy veins.  The endothelial lining of your veins is where dietary-nitrate derived nitric oxide–now thought to be as fundamental to respiration as oxygen and carbon dioxide–is produced. It’s a vasodilator, helping blood flow easily throughout the body and loweringContinue reading “CoCoa Flavanols Linked to Healthy Veins”