Cacao Nibs are high in good fatty acids, magnesium, and a host of other minerals and nutrients.
Many studies show cacao have positive effects to cognitive function.
Chemicals provide a noticeable increase in mood and general feelings of well-being.
The flavonoids in Cacao have been shown to prevent cardiovascular disease.
Cacao nibs are a more raw form of Cacao than the powder and can be enjoyed on their own, in smoothies or in baking. 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.
A HEALTHY, NUTRITIOUS ENERGY BOOST
Stacked with flavonoids, antioxidants and essential minerals including large amounts of magnesium, the full taste of organic cacao nibs can be added to a wide variety of dishes to deliver an incredibly rich flavour along with a range of health benefits.
Raw cacao nibs have four times the amount of antioxidants than 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.
In general, this review invites the question: is dark chocolate legitimately considered a “health food”? The weight of evidence reviewed here would seem to support a qualified “yes.” (Full Journal here)
Along with its high antioxidant content, cacao nibs contains a massive 10% total flavinoid content. Flavinoids can have a substantial positive impact on overall heart health, and are have been shown to prevent various types of cardiovascular disease.
A NATURAL & HAPPY HIGH
The presence of seratonin, dopamine, PEA & anandamide in raw cacao nibs explains the high or happy feeling people associate with eating chocolate. These neurotransmitters regulate the pleasure centre in the brain, and cacao nibs has enough of these pleasure-boosting chemicals to provide a noticeable increase in mood and general feelings of well-being.
HOW TO CONSUME
For an instant energy and mood boost, eat cacao nibs by the handful.
Combine with sweet dried fruits such as goji berries or blueberries for an awesome snack or use in baking for guilt-free chocolate chips! Sprinkle onto your muesli or nut mix for extra flavour.
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