Raw Cacao is a very healthy alternative to processed chocolate… and raw cacao has many amazing health benefits.
Raw Cacao contains theobromine which is a stimulant that is not addictive and works wonders for depression and also helps with PMS. In the brain the production of the neurotransmitter “Anandamide” is increased… and thus there is an increase in endorphins and serotonin and that causes a blissful soothing feeling… full of pleasure and elation. Plus it also stimulates the mind in a natural way.
Raw Cacao also has many wonderful fatty acids that help to lower LDL cholesterol and increase HDL or good cholesterol. Raw cacao also contains a huge amount of antioxidants (more than 10 times the amount found in green tea, blue berries, goji berries, red wine, and even grape seed extract). Those antioxidants prevent diseases such as cardiovascular disease, strokes, and cancer… and fight off free radicals thus helping to slow the ageing process and boost the immune system.
Raw Cacao contains palmitic acid, steric acid, oleic acid, the proteins leucine, glutamine, Arginine, and polyphenols, catechin, copper, iron, zinc, chromium, phosphorus, soluble fiber, lipase, amylase, catalase, magnesium, epicatechin, Vitamin A,C, B, E, phenetheylamine, tryptophane for relaxation, asparaginease which helps fight cancer, Omega 6 fatty acids, ergrosterol which becomes Vitamin D, flavonoids, coumarin which is a good blood thinning agent and helps to control appetite, resveratrol which is a powerful antioxidant, sulfur, and other micronutrients.
Raw Cacao increases circulation and promotes a steady even heart beat and can also lower blood pressure too. Raw cacao also increases oxygen in the blood, plus it builds strong beautiful hair, nails, and skin.
Raw Cacao also lowers blood sugar and keep it regulated, and it also works wonders for weight loss. And the compound theobromine found in cacao kills bacteria and helps to prevent dental cavities too. Raw cacao contains more magnesium than any other food, and it relaxes muscles and helps the GI tract to move food through the digestive tract.
And in a studies raw cacao was found to inhibit cancer cell development. And raw cacao also helps with inflammation thus making it great for arthritis and other inflammatory diseases.
Lots of people who swear by the positive effects of raw cacao.
Give it a try… you might love it!
You can order raw cacao beans on-line or ask for them at your local health food store.
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