Health Connection Superfoods – Organic Cacao Butter

Health Connection Superfoods – Organic Cacao Butter
Health Connection Superfoods – Organic Cacao Butter
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Cacao butter is the real deal used to create all those crave-worthy sugary chocolates you buy, but you can turn it into super-nutrition with this light yellow healthy fat extracted from raw cacao beans minus all the additives. Raw cacao is in fact one of the most antioxidant-rich foods around. Cacao butter has a delicious chocolate-like aroma and an irresistible silky texture -  ideal for baking yum things like cakes, muffins and biscuits, or making your own healthy home-made sugar and dairy-free chocolates. Health Connection Cacao Butter is raw, certified organic and brim-full of the goodness of chocolate in its nutritious natural form.

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  • Certified Organic Ingredients
  • Vegan
  • Made Overseas
Description
  • 100% pure cacao butter
  • Certified organic
  • Raw state – unheated
  • No trans fats
  • No sugars
  • No dairy

The Healing properties of Raw Cacao

  • 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.

How to use Raw Cacao Butter:
Cacao Butter is the good fat or oil content of the Cacao Bean which has been cold pressed out of the bean. Use it to make hard-set chocolates or as an amazing skin moisturiser!

Ingredients

Organic cacao butter

TYPICAL NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION (as packed)

   

Single serving size = 

15 g (approx 3 X 2 cm block)

 
 

Per 100g

Per single serving

Energy (kJ)

3,713

557

Protein (g)

0.0

0.0

Glycaemic Carbohydrate (g)

0

0

of which total sugars (g)

0.0

0.0

Total fat (g)

100.0

15.0

of which Saturated fat (g)

59.7

9.0

Dietary fibre* (g)

0.0

0.0

Total Sodium (mg)

0

0

Reviews
Reviews
Overall Rating
4 out of 5 stars from 2 reviews

2 out of 2 people would recommend this product

10/08/2017, By R.Kirsten
It was beautifully rich with a velvety texture.
27/07/2017, By Jeanne J
Very delicate flavour and rich with a wonderful scent. I have only used it in two ways - in hot milk as a luxurious drink, and mixed with pure cacao to make my own version of chocolate. I think it is too expensive for baking.

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.

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