Cacao Powder -250g

R130.00

Cacao powder is one of those must-have superfoods. Unmistakable with its bitter dark chocolate taste, this superfood is high in antioxidants and beneficial compounds that naturally uplifts, nourishes and protects.

Benefits include:

  • A high flavanoid content with high levels of antioxidant and anti-inflammatory compounds;
  • Contains proteins, healthy fats, vitamins and some essential minerals;
  • Good for heart and brain health;
  • Naturally low in sugar;
  • Improves mood;
  • Has many uses (baking, raw treats, hot or cold beverages and more); and
  • Is raw and organic.

Ingredients: Raw organic cacao powder.

Category: SKU: OCP01

Description

Cacao Powder

Cacao powder comes from the beans of the Theobroma cacao tree. The raw seeds are minimally processed and milled into a fine powder. Raw cacao has an unmistakable chocolate flavour with some bitterness to it.

Cacao is classified as a superfood because of its nutritional profile. Raw cacao:

  • Is a healthy source of proteins, fiber and healthy fats;
  • Is rich in minerals such as magnesium, iron, phosphorus, zinc, selenium and copper;
  • Is high in antioxidants;
  • Contains anandamide, a natural euphoric compound; and
  • Contains tryptophan, a natural antidepressant.

Eating this superfood has some great health benefits:

  • It fights oxidative stress;
  • It enhances mood and may be a powerful brain food;
  • It’s good for blood pressure and heart health; and
  • It may help to control blood sugar.

Ingredients: Raw organic cacao powder

How to use: Add to smoothies. Use to make chocolates, puddings or snack bars. Add to cereals or blend with nut milks and some sweetener for a healthy hot chocolate.

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