Organic cacao is made from cacao beans with the help of a special technology. This technology allows such superfood to preserve many nutrients and benefits raw beans have. That’s why organic (or raw) cacao is much more nutritious and good for health than ordinary chocolate bars and cocoa powders that can be found in supermarkets.
Organic cacao is known for the following health benefits.
Organic cacao provides the body with various minerals, such as copper, zinc, calcium, iron, magnesium and copper.
This happens due to the high amount of antioxidants organic cacao has. They make your heart healthier and lower the risk of various diseases. It also lowers blood pressure and insulin resistance.
This also happens due to the high antioxidant properties mentioned above. Actually, cacao has even more antioxidants than many other famous superfoods like goji and acai berries.
Many people know that chocolate is good for improving one’s mood. Cacao has the same effect on human’s body.
This happens due to the high amount of resveratrol: it is a powerful antioxidant that helps protecting nervous system along with nerve cells from damage.
Cocoa increases serotonin production in the body and so can be used to calm down the effects of PMS, as during this period women experience drop in serotonin levels.
Cocoa is rich with sulfur that helps making nails stronger and hair shinier. It also improves pancreas and liver function.
Moreover, cocoa is a great source of healthy fats and so can be consumed even when you want to lose weight or become healthier.