Health Connection Superfoods – Organic Cacao Nibs

Health Connection Superfoods – Organic Cacao Nibs

200g
R117
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These Cacao nibs from Health Connection are bits of Raw cacao beans that have been broken into dark brown nibs, bringing you the delicious bitter taste of dark chocolate minus all the additives. These crunchy yet tender bits are delicious to add to dried fruit and nut snack mixes, or baked goods and smoothies for authentic choc chips. They’re really healthy, being an excellent source of magnesium, extremely rich in antioxidants, as well as aiding weight loss. Health Connection Cacao nibs are certified organic and brim-full of the goodness of chocolate in its nutritious natural form.


  • Certified Organic
  • Vegan
  • Proudly South African
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  • 100% pure cacao nibs
  • Certified organic
  • Raw (unheated)
  • No trans fats
  • No sugars
  • No dairy

The Healing properties of Raw Cacao

·         Magnesium Magnesium increases the overall vigour of the heart muscle. This mineral also decreases blood coagulation thus lowering blood pressure and helping the heart pump more effectively

·         Antioxidants According to research cited in The New York Times, fresh cacao beans are super-rich in antioxidant flavonols. Cacao beans contain 10,000 milligrams (10 grams) per 100 grams of flavonol antioxidants.This makes cacao one of the richest sources of antioxidants of any food.

·         Anti-Depressant Properties Cacao is a great source of serotonin, dopamine, and phenylethylamine, three well-studied neurotransmitters, which help alleviate depression and are associated with feelings of wellbeing. Cacao contains monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAO Inhibitors) that improve our mood because they allow serotonin and dopamine to remain in the bloodstream longer without being broken down. Cacao contains anandamide which delivers blissful feelings. Cacao also contains B vitamins, which are associated with brain health. Cacao contains significant quantities of the amino acid tryptophan which is yet another powerful mood-enhancing nutrient. All this makes cacao a natural Anti-Depressant!

·         Lose weight, eat chocolate! Anyone who eats chocolate knows that it diminishes appetite. There is evidence indicating MAOIs also diminish appetite. There is actually no scientific evedince to implicate chocolate consumption with obesity. In fact the reverse seems to be the case. Eating cacao helps one to lose weight by allowing you to eat less.

How to use Raw Organic Cacao Nibs
Cacao Nibs have a strong dark bitter chocolate flavour. Sprinkle them over your morning breakfast for a taste and health boost. They can be ground into a rich dark powder using a coffee grinder to make raw desserts of all kinds or added to muffin and cookie mixes as choc chips. Blend them into your favourite smoothies or and them to a trail/snack mix with Goji berries and raisins.

 

Cacao nibs, organic 200g           

Ingredients

Organic cacao nibs

TYPICAL NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION (as packed)

   

Single serving size = 

10 g (1 tablespoon)

 
 

Per 100g

Per single serving

Energy (kJ)

1,949

195

Protein (g)

14.3

1.4

Glycaemic Carbohydrate (g)

36

4

of which total sugars (g)

0.0

0.0

Total fat (g)

42.8

4.3

of which Saturated fat (g)

25.0

2.5

Dietary fibre (g)

32.1

3.2

Total Sodium (mg)

0

0.0

 

 

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