Superfoods Organic Cacao Nibs

Superfoods Organic Cacao Nibs

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Superfoods Organic Cacao Nibs
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Turn cravings for cooked chocolate into super-nutrition. 

Finally we're telling you what you've been wanting to hear your whole lives and deep down knew to be true… CHOCOLATE IS GOOD FOR YOU! Yes!... chocolate is EXTREMELY healthy for you and is in fact the HIGHEST antioxidant superfood known to man.

BUT only in its RAW state - unheated, NO trans fats, NO sugars, NO dairy etc.

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!

  • Natural
  • Vegan
  • Proudly South African

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 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. Blend them into your favourite smoothies or and them to a trail/snack mix with Goji berries and raisins.

The recommended daily intake is 5 to 20 grams.

 * Lifestyle photo by Brett Field Photography 

Overall Rating
4.7 out of 5 stars from 6 reviews

6 out of 6 people would recommend this product

08/08/2017, By Astrid
I just love baking with these - add them to brownies, caramelised them in sugar for a crunchy praline or even make your own chocolate rum with them!
They are quite bitter as they are but can be added to breakfast cereal, smoothies, cookie dough, or brownie mix
26/01/2016, By Lyn
Nothing against the quality of this product, but it wasnt for me. Flavour was a bit too much.
26/10/2015, By Kaeyla
I sprinkle these into my smoothie after blending so theres something to crunch as well. They
e delicious.
07/09/2015, By Diana
I love this product so much I mix it with just about everything. It tastes good and its good for you.
28/08/2015, By Janine
Does what it says on the tin! Simply cacao nibs. Tasty by themselves for a little cacao hit or sprinkled onto desserts. Would recommend!
25/08/2013, By Karin
These cacao nibs are splendid: they have a great dark chocolate taste and give good energy all day long.

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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