Chocolate Cacao & Carob

Cacao, Raw Powder (Organic)

Cacao, Raw Powder (Organic)
Cacao beans are the seeds of an Amazonian fruiting tree and source of all chocolate and cocoa products. The Mexican Mayan kings drank up to 30 pure chocolate drinks a day to maintain their vigour Raw Cacao is a potent source of Antioxidants. The Cacao nibs are cool crushed to separate the cacao butter from this rich cacao powder.
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WHAT IT DOES - FOOD The Cacao tree is native to the the Americas, most probably the Amazon is South America. It was considered a currency in the times before the Spanish conquest. It is from the bean from the cacao tree that all cocoa and chocolate is made. Aztec Emperors drank nothing but a chocolate drink made from the cacao bean and flavoured with spices and vanilla. In the 17th Century chocolate was made popular in Europe by the Spanish, and with the cacao tree being introduced to the West Indies and the Philippines. Antioxidant, Anti-Cancer, Heart Health and a Stonger Brain Cacao and products with high levels of cocoa contain flavanoids, particularly epicatechin, which is considered to have beneficial effects of cardiovascular health. Continuous use of raw cacao or cocoa products is linked to cardiovascular health, but to a lesser extent to chocolate or heated cocoa products as flavonoids degrade during heating or alkalising processes. Flavanoids are commonly known for there antioxidant activity, helping clear your body of harmeful free radical, and a mechanism that affects cancer cells and inhibits tumor invasion. It is also considered that eating flavanoid rich cacao products improves blood flow which may benefit your heart and other organs such as the brain, helping improve learning and memory.

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Serving size    4 g
 
 
Per Serve
Per 100g
Energy (kj)
40
1009
Protein (g)
1.0
27
Fat Total (g)
0.4
11
- Saturated (g)
0.2
6.5
Carbs, total (g)
0.6
16.4
Sugars (g)
0.0
1
Sodium (mg)
0.8
20
fiber, total (g)
1.2
31.7
Ingredients

Organic raw cacao powder.
Weight/cup
91.25
Weight/tblsp
7.3
Weight/tsp
1.825