Tag: Malaria

Chocolate as Antimalarial Prophylaxis. Although the tropical regions produce 75% of the worlds cocoa production only 4% of the cocoa is consumed by these regions. These regions also suffer the most from malaria. Malaria is one of the top three killers among infectious diseases. There are numerous anecdotal reports and personal subjective observations of reduced episodic malaria in people who daily drink natural unsweetened cocoa beverage. A recent publication in Medical Hypotheses reviewed the literature about possible mechanisms by which cocoa could have an antimalarial effect. Natural cocoa as diet-mediated antimalarial prophylaxis.

Cocoa, dry powder, unsweetened   Tag: Malaria
14 Sep 2010

 


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