Discover the magic behind ancient superfood -- cacao

By Kali Pappas, Nutritionist and Blogger at Holistic Chick

I think it’s safe to say one can compare such a plant to having magical powers when you can make chocolate out of it, but it doesn’t stop there!

  • May reduce high blood pressure by improving nitric oxide levels
  • May lower your risk of heart attack and stroke
  • Contains polyphenols which improve blood flow to your brain and brain function
  • May improve mood and symptoms of depression by various means
  • May aid in weight control in more than one way
  • Contains flavanols which may improve symptoms of type 2 diabetes
  • Theobromine and theophylline contents may help people with asthma
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