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 on February 8th, 2010 at 10:02 am

Read more →

Posts Tagged ‘serotonin’

  • Superfood of the Week: Chocolate
    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...
    by at February 8th, 2010 at 10:02 am
  • Comments Off
    Tips to Beat the Holiday Blues
    It’s the “most wonderful time of the year” and depression is rampant. Between the early darkness, family drama and the financial stress that goes along with shopping season, many people find their mood taking a turn...
    by at December 2nd, 2009 at 09:12 am