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Chocolate Facts and History of Cacao

Most of us appreciate chocolate.

If you are like the majority of people who need their chocolate fix you will appreciate learning about some of the healthiest organic chocolate on the planet!

First for a little history.

How is the Best Chocolate Made?

Where does chocolate come from and what is the history of chocolate? What is the history of cacao? Can something we consider to be fattening and bad for us actually be good for us?

Chocolate is made from the cacao bean, which is the seed of a fruit, like a nut, and press it, boil it roast it, squeeze all the oil out and add potassium and sodium carbonate. It’s the real thing – certified organic, best quality possible, micro-free, nutrient-rich and mineral-rich.

Watch David Wolfe Share Some Chocolate Facts

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Cacao is one of the most magnesium-rich western foods and since magnesium is the number one mineral deficiency, chocolate is the perfect answer.

Cocao Fruit and Beans
Cacao Fruit and Beans

This is also one of the reasons why it is great laxative, why women use it for PMS symptoms, and it’s great brain food and heart food (number one mineral in our heart is magnesium).

Cacao is also number one in the world in antioxidants of any major fruit or nut. It contains 10 times the antioxidant level of blueberries, 20 times what red wine has, 30 times what green tea has. Furthermore, cacao contains zero caffeine. Instead, what is present is theobromine, which is the sister molecule to caffeine and is better than any asthma medication, is a bronchial dilator and circulatory system dilator.

Cacao is lastly a brilliant weight loss food. It gives the body ample energy. Five or six cacao beans can keep a person going for a couple of hours.

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