benefits of cacao


5 Health Benefits of Chocolate

5 Health Benefits of Chocolate If you’re looking for another reason to eat more chocolate, don’t stop reading. Dark chocolate is loaded with nutrients that can potentially increase health and happiness! As long as you’re sticking to pure cacao or chocolate bars with at least 80% cacao, dark chocolate can be a great addition to the diet. Continue reading below to learn the 5 benefits of chocolate and how it may help you! 1. Chocolate is a powerful antioxidant source: Both cacao and dark chocolate contain adequate levels of antioxidants. These include polyphenols, flavanols, catechins, among many others. Studies believe […]


Cacao Nibs Keep Your Heart and Stomach Happy

  Cacao Nibs Keep Your Heart and Stomach Happy We all love chocolate for its delectable flavor and it’s mood enhancing benefits, but did you know? Cacao is especially good for your heart and digestion. Raw cacao has more antioxidant flavonoids than any other food tested so far, including blueberries, red wine, and black and green tea. The antioxidant content benefits the cardiovascular system and general whole body health.  The phytochemical analysis of cacao beans reveals that raw chocolate is perhaps the most chemical complex food on Earth.  Phytochemicals usually degrade in the cooking process, so the raw forms of them should […]


Cacao Benefits

Cacao Benefits Raw cacao (Theobroma Cacao) Raw Cacao (theobroma cacao) has more antioxidant flavonoids than any other food tested so far, including blueberries, red wine, and black and green tea. The antioxidant content benefits the cardiovascular system and general whole body health.  The phytochemical analysis of cacao beans reveals that raw chocolate is perhaps the most chemical complex food on Earth.  Phytochemicals usually degrade in the cooking process, so the raw forms of them should be abundant in every diet for longevity. The essential fatty acids found in raw cacao may help the body to raise good cholesterol and lower bad cholesterol.  […]