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  1. daveu

    Best source of epicatchin: dark chocolate or cocoa powder?

    Hi there, I recently had a consultation here in the UK with a ME specialist named Dr Bansal. Amongst other supplements he has recommended, he recommends "small regular amounts of 90% cocoa chocolate" in order to to get the benefits of the flavanol epicatchin. Because I'm aware the Stanford...