Soaring Free Superfoods Organic Cacao Beans

Soaring Free Superfoods Organic Cacao Beans
Soaring Free Superfoods Organic Cacao Beans
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Finally we're telling you what you've been wanting to hear your whole lives… chocolate is good for you! That's right, chocolate in its raw state is in fact very healthy for you; it's a superfood packed with the power of antioxidants. Chocolate in its RAW state - unheated, no trans fats, no sugars and no dairy - is known as cacao, and it's a wonderfully healthy treat with the deliciously decadent taste of dark chocolate.


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All chocolate comes from cacao beans - the seeds of the cacao fruit - which grows on a jungle tree. Botanically, cacao is truly a nut. Cacao beans taste like dark chocolate, because they are dark chocolate!

The nourishing & healing powers of raw cacao beans:

  • Magnesium:  Magnesium is the primarily mineral missing when heart problems occur. Magnesium increases the overall vigor of the heart muscle. This mineral also decreases blood coagulation thus lowering blood pressure and helping the heart pump more effectively. Cacao, of course, is a fantastic food source of heart-supporting magnesium.
  • 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 is a whopping 10% antioxidant concentration level! 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 well being. 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 loose weight by allowing you to eat less.


Cacao Beans have a strong dark bitter chocolate flavour. You can eat them whole - plain or dipped into raw honey. They can be ground into a rich dark powder using a coffee grinder to make raw desserts of all kinds. Blend them into your favourite smoothies or and them to a trail/snack mix with Goji berries and raisins. The skins are edible so you don't need to peel them first.

The recommended daily intake is 5 to 20 whole beans.

Overall Rating
4.5 out of 5 stars from 6 reviews

5 out of 6 people would recommend this product

02/10/2018, By Erin
Great taste. Love these.
12/08/2018, By L
Love to snack on these.
17/04/2018, By Johann
I would love to know if these cacao beans would sprout, as that would be the test of whether they are "alive" and therefore organic and not heated (which also destroys most of the nutrition) of irradiated as an import to South Africa.
22/03/2018, By Juicer
Straight out of the box, these weren't my favourite, even when disguised in a date!
I prefer the cacao powder used in a smoothly for my chocolate fix.
30/10/2017, By Megs
I loved playing around with these badboys. They're great as is, for a complex, chocolaty snack or addition to smoothies.

I also roasted and ground some to make my own chocolate - so yummy and interesting to work with.
28/08/2015, By Janine
These beans are yummy!! I snack on them during the morning, they give me a little buzz and seem to improve my concentration.

Please Note:

Faithful to Nature is an online retail store, specialising in a wide selection of natural supplements, vitamins, superfoods and health-related products. Our green team is all about helping you unlock your full potential to live a healthy life; however we are not medical professionals. Please do consult your health care practitioner when seeking medical advice. Some products may be manufactured in a factory that also produce gluten, nuts and dairy products.

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