March 13, 2017

Cacao Beans, Natures Raw Chocolate



Raw cacao beans are the seeds or "nuts" of the cacao tree, an evergreen native to tropical forest regions of Central and South America as well as Mexico. All chocolate in existence comes from the cacao bean and the genus Theobroma of which there are over 20 different tree species.

Although cacao has been used for thousands of years by ancient peoples, it has only just recently been reintroduced to the world in the last decade as a natural unprocessed form of "raw chocolate."

This version, which is very different than the chocolate most people are familiar with, is a super rich source of antioxidants, bitter alkaloids and other energy enhancing phytonutrients. Read more.

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Related,
- Raw Cacao & The Cacao Health Benefits (video) - Holistik Health

Health Benefits of Methylxanthines in Cacao and Chocolate - NCBI
Latest research on cacao shows extraordinary benefits on blood pressure, cholesterol and more - Natural News

Cacao en alkalo├»den - InfoNu
De geneeskracht van de cacaoboom - InfoNu

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