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Cacao: Food of the Gods

Cacao: Food of the Gods | Mr Vitamins
Are you looking for a food to add antioxidants, minerals and a feel good factor into your diet? Then look no further than the humble superfood that is cacao.

5 Top Benefits of Cacao

  • Full of flavonoids, a class of antioxidants that help to slow the ageing process caused by free radicals
  • Rich in magnesium to help with muscular and nervous system relaxation
  • Promotes phenylethylamine (PEA) in the brain, our mood enhancing and feel good chemical in the brain
  • Good source of trace nutrients such as calcium, sulphur, chromium, manganese and potassium
  • May help improve cardiovascular health, insulin resistance, and slow the damaging ageing process
Look for raw organic cacaorather than cocoato ensure that the powder is raw and not heat treated or roasted, maintaining the integrity of all the nutrients available and making it a true superfood.

Include Raw Cacao for good nutrition

How to add this wonderful superfood into your diet:
  • Blend 1 tablespoon with coconut or almond milk with a frozen banana, 1 tablespoon of nut butter and 1 tablespoon of maca powder for a creamy superfoods smoothie that packs an antioxidant punch to get your mornings going
  • Mix into ground nuts and seeds with a little coconut oil, roll into small balls then in shredded coconut for a simple bliss ball recipe
  • Process an avocado, 2 tablespoons of cacao and sweetener of choice to taste for a delicious chocolate mousse that is actually good for you
  • Choose darker chocolate over the milk variety for more health-loving benefits from cacao

Chocolate and Superfoods Cooking Class

Even better than just trying these yourself at home, learn to make your own delicious cacao goodies in a hands-on raw cacao and superfood Easter special class with Nutritionist Karen Ball Find out more about our special Easter Chocolate and Superfood Cooking Class below

Raw Cacao and Superfoods Workshop

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