Cacao

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Scientific Name:
Theobroma Cacao

Origin:
Pucallpa, Perú


Benefits:

  • High source of flavonoids; powerful antioxidant!
  • High source of theobromine; antidepressive properties.
  • High source of magnesium; decreases the risk of ostheoporosis.
  • The University of Michigan Integrated Medicine says that cocoa may lower LDL cholesterol, reduce the risk of blood clots, increase blood flow to the arteries, lower high blood pressure and boost cognitive performance.