Cacao nibs are very small pieces of chocolate straight from the raw raw "bean" of the Criollo variety of cacao which is the highest quality and rarest in the world.
Net weight: 300g
Packaging: Very practical, which keeps the contents fresh and allows you to open & close it multiple times.
It is a fact that it is a superfood of divine proportions, as it is the richest source of magnesium and contains many antioxidants, which contribute to the good functioning of the cardiovascular system.
In particular, cocoa is two times more antioxidant than red wine and three times more than green tea!
It is also rich in calcium, iron, copper, zinc and potassium.
It is worth mentioning that cocoa also works as an antidepressant.
Cocoa has high concentrations of flavonoids and procyanidins, components with antioxidant activity that fight free radicals and protect against cancer, heart disease and aging.
It is very rare to find so many nutritional ingredients concentrated in a single product, which is why cocoa is considered a superfood.
According to research from Cornell University, the concentration of antioxidants in hot cocoa is almost twice as strong as red wine, 2-3 times stronger than green tea, and 3-5 times stronger than black tea. tea. Study leader Professor Chang Yong Lee reports that more antioxidants are released when cocoa is heated. These antioxidants contribute to antiaging, liver and blood detoxification, cardiovascular health, and lowering cholesterol and sugar levels.
The flavonoids contained in cocoa improve the elasticity of blood vessels and blood circulation. They also help reduce platelet aggregation, making cocoa's action similar to that of aspirin. A cup of hot cocoa is the best thing to protect the health of your vessels.
Cocoa powder increases brain levels of neurotransmitters associated with improving mood. It activates serotonin, the happy hormone and endorphins and works like antidepressants, causing feelings of joy and pleasure and strengthening the body's defenses against stress.
It strengthens the immune system
Just one tablespoon of unsweetened cocoa powder provides 3-9% of the recommended daily intake of iron, manganese, magnesium and zinc. In addition to transporting oxygen, iron helps produce red blood cells and is vital to your immune system. Manganese is a component of cartilage and bone, helping to metabolize enzymes and nutrients. Magnesium helps maintain energy and a normal heart rate. Zinc is vital for the production and growth of new cells and cells of the immune system. Without enough zinc, the number of bacteria-fighting cells decreases and makes you more vulnerable to illness.
Nutritional information per 100g. Energy: 2416kj/577kcal - Fat: 51.60g of which saturated: 30.30g - Carbohydrates: 6g of which sugars: 1.50g - Fibre: 23.4g - Protein: 12.80g - Salt: 0, 2g