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Table 2 Polyphenol analysis* high cocoa liquor/polyphenol rich chocolate and simulated iso-calorific chocolate (cocoa liquor free/low polyphenol)

From: High cocoa polyphenol rich chocolate may reduce the burden of the symptoms in chronic fatigue syndrome

  High Cocoa Liquor/Polyphenol
Rich chocolate
Simulated iso-calorific
chocolate
(Cocoa Liquor Free/Low
Polyphenol)
Polyphenols   
Folin 17.4 mg ECE/g 3.9 mg ECE/g
Catechin 0.37 g/kg < 0.05 g/kg
Dimer B2 0.80 g/kg < 0.05 g/kg
Epicatechin 1.23 g/kg < 0.05 g/kg
Trimer C 0.58 g/kg < 0.05 g/kg
Tetramer D 0.33 g/kg < 0.05 g/kg
Dimer B5 0.32 g/kg < 0.05 g/kg
  1. *Analysed by Nestlé UK Quality Assurance Laboratory