Tag: Cacao

4 Good Reasons To Eat More Chocolate (Recipe Included)

4 Good Reasons To Eat More Chocolate (Recipe Included)

Although cacao is not a well known name in North America, it is really the primary raw ingredient for making chocolate. To ensure you are getting the healthiest chocolate in the store look for the percentage of cacao in the… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Health
Chocolate Made Easy, Tasty and Healthy

Chocolate Made Easy, Tasty and Healthy

Christmas is coming and chocolate plays a big part of the Christmas holiday. This can be attested by the fact that the average survival time for a chocolate box in a hospital ward was 51minutes last Christmas (1). Ireland (Europe)… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Fitness Nutrition, Food, Food, Health, Health, Home, Lifestyle, Medicine, News, Nutrition, Nutritional Medicine, Recipes, Weight Loss
Raw Cacao – Benefits of Real Chocolate!

Raw Cacao – Benefits of Real Chocolate!

While it’s well known that dark chocolate is the healthier option over milk chocolate, even dark chocolate can’t compare to pure raw cacao (pronounced ‘ka-cow’) when it comes to health. The processing and roasting of ‘regular’ chocolate, the stuff you… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Health, Holistic Medicine, Medicine, Mental Health, Nutrition, Nutritional Medicine
Raw Organic Cacao vs Cocoa: 5 Amazing Benefits of Making The Switch

Raw Organic Cacao vs Cocoa: 5 Amazing Benefits of Making The Switch

What is a Superfood? Superfoods are just as they sound – foods that contain quantities that are significantly higher of minerals, vitamins, antioxidants, and other immune-boosting, disease fighting and anti-aging properties. Some are whole foods that are eaten every day… 0 Shares | | Posted in Chemicals, Food, Food, GMOs, Health, Home, Nutrition, Nutritional Medicine, Personal Care
7 Reasons To Eat Dark Chocolate Regularly

7 Reasons To Eat Dark Chocolate Regularly

Today I have some great news for all chocolate lovers out there! Next to its awesome taste, dark chocolate provides powerful health benefits, especially if you suffer from cardiovascular diseases. Always opt for dark, raw, chocolate with the highest cacao… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Food, Health, Health, Holistic Medicine, Lifestyle, Nutrition
Is Carob a Healthy Alternative to Chocolate? (Also: Raw Vegan Chocolate Recipe Resource)

Is Carob a Healthy Alternative to Chocolate? (Also: Raw Vegan Chocolate Recipe Resource)

The benefits of chocolate (dark in particular), in moderation, has been heralded for quite some time. Chock full of heart-healthy flavanols and brain-boosting stimulants, it’s often embraced as a healthy option that also satisfies our sweet tooth. However, many of… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health, Nutrition, Nutritional Medicine, Recipes
Lose Weight, Enhance your Complexion, and Boost your Mood this Valentine’s Day with Delicious Dark Chocolate

Lose Weight, Enhance your Complexion, and Boost your Mood this Valentine’s Day with Delicious Dark Chocolate

Whether you’re spending this Valentine’s Day with your other half or flying solo, you likely won’t be able to escape this holiday’s most important staple: chocolate. For anyone worrying about the potential weight gain and depression that could ensue after… 0 Shares | | Posted in Mental Health, Nutrition
Chocolate Trims Waistlines in One Week, Study Finds

Chocolate Trims Waistlines in One Week, Study Finds

A recent study from the University of Tor Vergata in Rome found that consuming dark chocolate with 70% cacao for just one week markedly improves cardiovascular health and measurably reduces excess abdominal body fat. The study involved women aged 20… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Fitness Nutrition, Food, Food, Health, Health, Medicine, News, Nutrition, Nutritional Medicine, Weight Loss
Recipes for the Heart

Recipes for the Heart

Raw Chocolate Avocado Mousse Serves 2 Ingredients: 1 avocado 1 tablespoon of cacao 1 tablespoon of honey or maple syrup Action: 1. Either blend all ingredients in a food processor and make it smooth and creamy OR mash the avocado… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Health, Holistic Medicine, Lifestyle, Medicine, Nutrition, Nutritional Medicine, Personal Care
Get Your Bases Covered – The Importance of a Daily Core Superfood Drink

Get Your Bases Covered – The Importance of a Daily Core Superfood Drink

It can be difficult to know where to start when faced with the deluge of information about the benefits of this food or that herb, this vegetable or that superfood.  While it is beneficial to consume a variety of organic… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Fitness Nutrition, Food, Health, Herbal Medicine, Holistic Medicine, Lifestyle, Medicine, Nutrition, Nutritional Medicine, Recipes, Weight Loss