The cocoa bean, essentially chocolate in its raw form, is loaded with health benefits and nutrients. It’s not just marketing hype, there’s a lot of research on this (as if you needed an excuse!).
In it’s pure form, cacao is higher in antioxidant flavonoids than green tea, red wine, and blueberries. Here’s what the raw, unprocessed stuff can do for you:
Improve cardiovascular health- These flavonoids are hard at work in your body to reduce the risk of blood clots, decrease oxidation... by Dr. Nishant Rao on February 8th, 2010 at 10:02 am
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