Ceremonial grade cacao has over 40 times the number of antioxidants than found in Blueberries!! Its ORAC (Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity) score is 98,000 per 100g, v’s Blueberries which is 2,400 and is classed as one of the highest antioxidant levels amongst fruit and vegetables. ORAC scores measure the ability of antioxidants to absorb free radicals, which cause cell and tissue damage and can lead to diseases such as cancer.
Ceremonial grade cacao is the highest plant-based source of iron known. This works out at 7.3mg per 100g, if you think that beef or lamb which are also considered a high source of iron is only 2.5mg and spinach has 3.6mg. Plus the iron in ceremonial grade cacao is non-heme which means all plant-based iron.
Evergreen Cacao has one of the highest plant-based sources of magnesium. Magnesium plays a big part in a healthy heart, it helps turn glucose into energy which enables the brain to work with focus and clarity. This is sometimes why you crave a piece of chocolate when working late at your desk.
Evergreen cacao also has 326% more potassium than bananas. Potassium is one of the most important minerals in the body, it helps regulate fluid balance, muscle contractions and nerve signals.
Ceremonial Grade Cacao has more calcium than cow’s milk. Cow’s milk has always been seen as a high source of calcium, with 125mg per 100g, but Cacao has 160mg per 100g making it a higher source of your calcium intake than milk!
Ceremonial grade Cacao is a great source of serotonin, dopamine, anandamide and phenylethylamine (PEA), these are classed as neurotransmitters and are mainly associated with that feel-good feeling promoting wellbeing, happiness and can even alleviate depression. This is the all-natural, healthy way to feel good.
Why not replace that morning coffee with the superfood and enjoy the many benefits, but most of all, the taste!