Cacao is a seed resembling a bean, out of which cocoa, chocolate, cocoa butter and other items can be derived. Raw Cacao is also referred to as raw chocolate and it is available in different forms.
It can be found as Cacao nibs, finely ground powder and other types of cookies and bars. Cacao is rich in antioxidants and several vitamins that makes it a healthy food. Cacao consist of vitamins such as A, C, E, B1, B2 and B3; Minerals like calcium, magnesium, iron, manganese, zinc, potassium and copper; Antioxidants; Theobromine and Phenethylamine.
This infographic provides information on how you can benefit from using Cacao.
Cacao is good for heart, eases Premenstrual Syndrome issues, Lifts your mood, cuts the risk of colon cancer, improves metabolism and functioning of brain. Consuming Cacao is known to release chemicals like Endorphins, Anandamide and Serotonin, which help in relieving stress and keep you in high spirits.
Learn about making delicious and healthy smoothie with Cacao in the infographic.