Biorela® Choco Cardio

Cholesterol-reducing probiotic with cocoa polyphenols for heart health

Triple action one-a-day formula

  • Reduces total and LDL cholesterol levels
  • Lowers blood pressure
  • Contributes to heart health

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sugar free


5 g bites

Composition

One (1) chocolate bite contains:

LRC™ Lactobacillus reuteri NCIMB30242 5 billion CFU
Vitamin B1 1.1 mg
Cocoa polyphenols 60 mg

Thiamine contributes to the normal function of the heart.

Efficacy

LRC™ Lactobacillus reuteri NCIMB30242 reduces total and LDL cholesterol levels

0.4

0.2

0

-0.2

-0.4

-0.6

Absolute mean changes (mmol/l) in lipid parameters at week 9

Total
cholesterol

LDL
cholesterol

Non-HDL
cholesterol

p?0.001

Placebo
LRC™ Lactobacillus reuteri NCIMB 30242

Jones ML et al. Cholesterol lowering and inhibition of sterol absorption by Lactobacillus reuteri NCIMB 30242: a randomized controlled trial. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2012. 66(11): 1234-1241.

Cocoa intake reduces blood pressure

85.0

84.5

84.0

83.5

83.0

82.5

82.0

81.5

81.0

Mean diastolic blood pressure (mmHg)

Mean diastolic blood pressure

p=0.03

< 0.36 g/d

0.36 - 2.30 g/d

> 2.30 g/d

Cocoa intake

Bujisse B et al. Cocoa intake, blod pressure, and cardiovascular mortality: the Zutphen Elderly Study. Arch Intern Med. 2006. 166(4): 411-417.

Regular cocoa intake reduces cardiovascular mortality

45

40

35

30

25

20

15

10

0

Cardiovascular mortality (per 1000 person-years)

Cardiovascular mortality

< 0.50 g/d

0.50 - 2.25 g/d

> 2.25 g/d

Cocoa intake

Bujisse B et al. Cocoa intake, blod pressure, and cardiovascular mortality: the Zutphen Elderly Study. Arch Intern Med. 2006. 166(4): 411-417.

LRC™ is a trademark of UAS Laboratories, LLC and is used under license.