Answers to Quiz Questions from February 2019 eMail

You took the quiz in the February 2019 eMail – congratulations! The correct answers are in red print. How did you do?

1. Earlier research found a link between flavanols and

a. Insomnia
b. Narcolepsy
c. Circulation
d. None of the above

2. The epicatechin and procyanidin flavanols were derived from what food?

a. Carrots
b. Cocoa
c. Cucumber
d. None of the above

3. In the same flavanol study, doctors included participants regardless of what sort of diet they followed.

a. True
b. False

4. After one month, men in the epicatechin group saw:

a. Increased vessel and artery relaxation and dilation.
b. Improved vessel and artery flexibility.
c. Lower total cholesterol levels.
d. All of the above.

5. Doctors attributed the cholesterol benefit to which cocoa flavanol(s)?

a. Epicatechin
b. Procyanidin
c. Both eipcatechin and procyanidin
d. Neither one.