Uhtco Peruvian Raw Criollo Cacao Nibs 250g
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CriolloCacao is rare in cultivation and therefore most chocolate found in the market is made from the Forasterovariety and the biggest producers are African countries.
With over 300 identifiable chemical compounds, cacao is one of the most complex and enjoyable foods on the planet. Because of this variety of nutrients it has a lot of positives effects on health.
There is a huge number of studies done on cacao. A few things to highlight:
Stimulant effects (theobromine, phenylethylamine in cocoa)
Anti-depressant and euphoric effects (from Tryptophan in chocolate)
General improvement in health and well-being (Strandberg et al., 2007)
Acts as a strong antioxidant (cacao has a very high ORAC value)
Improve blood pressure condition
Can lower cholesterol
Lowered risks of heart diseases
Each gram contains:
Select Ingredients: Criollo Cacao Beans.
Snack, confectionery or food preparation.