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Those substances are only bioactive in their raw & natural form, same with enzymes in fruits and vegetables, which are even more heat sensitive.
So don’t kill (cook) all of your food.
All those commercially available cacao products give you a lot of health destroying refined white sugar and very little (pretty much worthless) cocoa.
Those scientists always want to isolate some compound or create an extract that can be patented, so that Big Pharma can make a lot of money, but nature doesn’t work that way.
And scientists know this for at least 100 years now.
Eat organic fruits and vegetables in their natural form and you get tons of vital nutrients that work in concert for your health and well-being, rather than taking one expensive and most of the time ineffective ‘soloist’ substance produced by a corporation.
– Cup of cocoa a day keeps memory loss away – scientists (RT, Oct 27, 2014):
A tasty drink may give a typical 60-year-old the memory as of a person 20 to 30 years younger. A US study has revealed that cocoa contains bioactive ingredients that reverse age-related memory decline.
Scientists at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) published the results of a dietary experiment, based on the effects of flavanols, extracted from cocoa beans, on the aging human brain in the journal Nature Neuroscience on Sunday.
A group of 37 healthy volunteers aged from 50 to 69 was randomly divided in two. Each day for three months, they had a specially-prepared cocoa drink, which is not available commercially. One group consumed the drink with 900mg of flavanols, and the other with only 10mg of these compounds.
“If a participant had the memory of a typical 60-year-old at the beginning of the study, after three months that person on average had the memory of a typical 30- or 40-year-old,” said senior author Scott Small in a press-release.
– Study finds berries clear amyloid brain tangles to help fight Alzheimer’s dementia (Natural News, May 5, 2013):
Positive health benefits abound in the multi-colored flavonoids found in all berries, especially blueberries and strawberries. Nutrition experts and a wealth of scientific reports show that berry consumption lowers levels of dangerous inflammation within the trillions of cells throughout our body, and can lower the risk of developing vascular disorders, diabetes and metabolic syndrome.
Again VITAMIN B3, COCONUT OIL and TUMERIC will work miracles:
– High Doses of Vitamins Fight Alzheimer’s Disease (Dec 9, 2008):
Researchers at the University of California at Irvine gave the human dose equivalent of 2,000 to 3,000 mg of vitamin B3 to mice with Alzheimer’s. (2) It worked. Kim Green, one of the researchers, is quoted as saying, “Cognitively, they were cured. They performed as if they’d never developed the disease.”
There is also a study on GUARANA (contains lot’s of caffeine and flavonoids) being able to stop the progress Alzheimer’s.
Take SPIRULINA and CHLORELLA:
Drink fresh juices:
You need a ‘SLOW’ JUICER to not destroy the enzymes:
Drink distilled water to further remove all plaques, deposits and garbage from your body:
Consider also the GERSON THERAPY and other healthy lifestyles …
… and you will heal yourself and stay healthy.
– How to Avoid Dementia Through Food and Diet (Natural Society, July 11, 2012):
Want to know how to avoid dementia? Just change your diet. Once again, science is substantiating what many of us already know—that diet can prevent disease, and that fruits and vegetables provide a far reaching range of benefits—specifically, that a group of compounds within produce could help protect people from Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia.
How to Avoid Dementia with Food
Dr. Robert Williams of Kings College in London spoke at the British Pharmacological Society’s Summer Meeting a few years ago highlighting the potential benefits of flavonoids found in vegetables, fruits and red wine. The research shows how to avoid dementia and related diseases through simple dietary changes, with these flavonoids being able delay the onset of Alzheimer’s.
– Flavonoids from berries shown to protect men against Parkinson’s disease (Natural News, April 16, 2012):
Past research bodies have confirmed the health-protective effect of a natural diet rich in flavonoids to protect against a wide range of diseases including heart disease, hypertension, some cancers, and dementia. Researchers from Harvard University and the University of East Anglia have published the result of a study in the journal Neurology that demonstrates how these plant-based phytonutrients can significantly lower the risk of developing Parkinson’s disease, especially in men.
Flavonoids from healthy foods such as berries, tea, apples, and red wine cross the delicate blood-brain barrier to protect neurons against neurologic diseases such as Parkinson’s. This large scale study included more than 130,000 men and women participants that were followed for a period of twenty years. During this time, more than 800 individuals developed Parkinson’s disease.
A diet high in flavonoids from berries lowers Parkinson’s disease risk by forty percent