Sunfood's Organic Raw Cacao Nibs lead the superfood industry in quality, flavor, eco-packaging, and antioxidant value. This is one of our premier superfoods and is one of the most unique and beautiful chocolate (cocoa) products on Earth. Our Certified Organic Cacao Nibs are created from beautiful, clean, microbe-free 100% Pure Raw Cacao Beans.
What are Raw Organic Cacao Nibs?
All chocolate is made from Cacao Beans (also known as Cocoa Beans). Cacao is chocolate! All the antioxidant value, mineral benefits, neurotransmitter rejuvenating properties, and overall health-giving qualities of chocolate are found in raw cacao beans!
All chocolate comes from the Theobroma cacao tree. On the tree, grows the cacao pod. When you open a cacao pod, you find cacao fruit and seeds. The seeds are also known as cacao beans. Cacao beans (cocoa beans) are the purest, most natural form of chocolate. All chocolate comes directly from these cacao beans. Inside of cacao beans, are the original chocolate chips: cacao nibs.
Sunfood's raw and organic cacao nibs are packed with the antioxidants, vitamins and minerals you need to lead a vibrant, healthy, radiant lifestyle. With full-bodied flavor and a rich aroma, these raw cacao nibs are perfect to snack on as is or to include in smoothies, desserts and raw nut trail mix combinations, giving you the opportunity to experience the amazing benefits of this powerful superfood in a variety of ways.
Raw Cacao (raw chocolate, raw cocoa) is one of nature's most fantastic superfoods due to its high mineral content and wealth of antioxidants. Since many of the special properties of cacao are destroyed or lost by cooking, refining, and processing, planet Earth's favorite food is still unknown to most of us. Now we get to reconnect with the power of real, raw chocolate! Raw Cacao offers fantastic hope for chocoholics everywhere. You can turn cravings for cooked, processed, chocolate into the super-nutrition of the highest order.
Sunfood's Raw Cacao Nibs are packed with antioxidants, including polyphenols, catechins and epicatechins that help to fight off free radicals, giving you a healthy, complete superfood known as the Food of the Gods. In addition, flavonols help the body produce Nitric Oxide, a compound essential for proper heart function. Clean and microbe-free, cacao nibs offer a powerful boost of phenylethylamine (PEA) and anandamide, which both enhance positive feelings. Raw cacao is also a natural source of trace minerals, such as manganese, zinc and copper, which help to maintain healthy blood while theobromine, iron, chromium, magnesium and omega-6 fatty acids play an important role in heart health, brain function, growth and development.
Magnesium: Cacao appears to be the #1 source of magnesium of any food. Magnesium is one of the great alkaline minerals. It works to support the heart, boost our mental focus, and relieve constipation. Magnesium, along with other components of cacao, has been linked with a lessening of PMS symptoms. This is likely the primary reason women crave chocolate during their monthly cycle. Magnesium balances brain chemistry, builds strong bones, and has been tied to increased happiness and improved mood. Magnesium is the most deficient major mineral on the Standard American Diet (SAD); over 80% of Americans are chronically deficient in Magnesium! Raw cacao has enough magnesium to help reverse deficiencies of this mineral.
Zinc: Many of the enzymes in the human body would not exist without the presence of zinc. This mineral is a vital component in over 200 enzymes throughout the body, and it is a cofactor of hundreds more. Raw Cacao contains zinc, which plays a critical role in the health of the immune system, liver, pancreas, and skin. Additionally, zinc is essential for sexual development, fertility, and cell growth.
Manganese: This mineral plays a crucial role in the formation of bone, cartilage, and connective tissue. Manganese helps assist iron in the oxygenation of the blood and formation of hemoglobin, and helps to promote healthy joints.
Sunfood's Raw Cacao Nibs (cocoa nibs) can be prepared in a variety of ways. Enjoy nibs as is, straight out of the bag, or sprinkled over ice cream. They can also be combined with goji berries and raw nuts to create a nutritious raw trail mix. Additionally, the raw cacao nibs can be added to a fruit or coconut-based smoothie.
|Ingredients||Certified organic cacao nibs|
|Specifications||Organic, Vegan, Raw, Pesticide-free, Non-GMO|
|Great for||Depression, Endurance, Energy, Heart Health, Longevity, Uplift Mood, Antioxidant, Brain Function, Children, Clarity|
|Storage||It is recommended that cacao nibs be refrigerated or stored in a cool dry place.|
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