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Chocolate flavanols and skin photoprotection: a parallel, double-blind, randomized clinical trial

  • Jaime Andres Mogollon1,
  • Catherine Boivin2,
  • Simone Lemieux3,
  • Claudine Blanchet1,
  • Joël Claveau2 and
  • Sylvie Dodin1, 4Email author
Nutrition Journal201413:66

DOI: 10.1186/1475-2891-13-66

Received: 18 December 2013

Accepted: 24 June 2014

Published: 27 June 2014

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Original Submission
18 Dec 2013 Submitted Original manuscript
16 Feb 2014 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Adele Green
22 May 2014 Author responded Author comments - Jaime Mogollon
Resubmission - Version 2
22 May 2014 Submitted Manuscript version 2
18 Jun 2014 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Adele Green
Resubmission - Version 3
Submitted Manuscript version 3
24 Jun 2014 Editorially accepted
27 Jun 2014 Article published 10.1186/1475-2891-13-66

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Authors’ Affiliations

St. François d’Assise Hospital, Centre hospitalier universitaire de Québec (CHUQ)
Melanoma and Skin Cancer Clinic, Dermatology Division, Hôtel-Dieu Hospital, CHUQ
Department of Food Sciences and Nutrition, Institute of Nutrition and Functional Foods (INAF), Université Laval
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Research Centre, St. François d’Assise Hospital (CHUQ), Université Laval