Organic Raw Cacao Powder
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RRP: $14.65. Best before date of August 2018 so you save a bundle!
Cleaned and dried at very low temperatures to prevent loss of nutrients, our Cacao powder is a rich in antioxidants and flavonoids, and has been shown to reduce cardiovascular disease. High amounts of magnesium help relax muscle pain, while the presence of serotonin and dopamine and other mood boosting chemicals provide a noticeable increase in mood. Turn any smoothie into a chocolate delight or use in baking and as a healthy treat.
What Makes Our Cacao So Special?
Our Cacao is grown from the Criollo Cacao beans. This species of Cacao is known as 'The King of Cacao' due to low fermentation. Our Cacao is cleaned and dried at very low temperatures to prevent heating and loss of nutrients. It comes to you certified organic so you know it is free of pesticides, herbicides and radiation. This product is guaranteed 100% Cacao with no fillers or additives of any kind.
Good value and fabulous rich full tasting cacao powder. This has the right consistency and the right flavour. There is complexity but not bitterness. This is the raw organic cacao for me.
An amazingly healthy, nutritious energy boost
Various tribal cultures, including the ancient Aztecs, are known to have used this super food as a stimulant, mood-lifter and general source of nutrition. Cacao beans were even used as currency in Central America many centuries ago.
Stacked with flavonoids, antioxidants and essential minerals including large amounts of magnesium, the rich taste of organic cacao powder can be added to a wide variety of dishes to deliver an incredibly rich flavour along with a range of health benefits.
Raw Cacao Is Rich In Antioxidants
It has 4x the amount of antioxidants of goji berries, helping protect the body eradicate free radicals. Free radicals are unstable chemicals that damage cell membranes and attack healthy cells which can lead to disease and damage of the body. Raw cacao powder is so high in antioxidants it tops the ORAC chart (Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity), a rating system devised by the USDA to measure levels of antioxidants in food.
Along with its high antioxidant content, cacao powder contains a massive 10% total flavinoid content. Flavonoids can have a substantial positive impact on overall heart health, and are have been shown to prevent various types of cardiovascular disease.
Psychiatrists have said that the feeling you get after eating chocolate is very similar to the feeling you get when your in love: I must admit after my morning Cacao drink I feel much loved, bright eyed and bushy tailed...
A natural and happy high
The presence of seratonin, dopamine, PEA & anandamide in raw cacao powder explains the high or happy feeling people associate with eating chocolate. These neurotransmitters regulate the pleasure centre in the brain, and cacao powder has enough of these pleasure-boosting chemicals to provide a noticeable increase in mood and general feelings of well-being.
What Is The Difference Between Cacao and Cocao?
People often confuse Cacao with cocoa as they both come from the Coco bean. The difference is that cocoa is usually highly processed to the point where it loses a lot of its health benefits. Use our quick summary to see the difference between the two.
Ingredients:100% Organically Grown Cacao.
|Ideal For||Anti-aging, Mood Enhancing|
|Where Does It Come From?||
Our certified organic Cacao Powder comes from the Peruvian Amazon. It is fair trade and single origin.
Our Cacao Powder has no fillers, additives and comes to you raw and unprocessed. Discover why so many Australians are replacing their refined Cocoa with our raw Cacao.
|Best Before||12 - 24 months|