- 100% natural product
- Product of Zdravnitza
- "Food of the Gods"
The word cocoa comes from the language of the Aztecs - Nahuatl. The origin is from the word cacahuatl, which means cocoa beans and the Spanish cocoa.
The cocoa tree (Theobroma cacao) is a small (4-8 m tall) evergreen tree, born from the tropical regions of America. Its seeds are used to make cocoa powder, making cocoa and chocolate products.
Raw cocoa beans are indispensable foods - they contain no sugar but contain protein, fat, carbohydrate, fiber, iron, calcium, magnesium, vitamins B, vitamin C and E and many other useful ingredients.
Cocoa beans contain over 400 flavor ingredients.
Cocoa beans have a specific, slightly bitter taste that looks a bit like coffee. Put a cocoa bean in your mouth and hold it a little to get moist. Gently crush him. Chew slowly and do not hurry to swallow it.
With raw cocoa you can crush appetite for a diet because it satiates and for a long time you do not feel hunger. Another special feature is that it does not make you eat more and more of it, as is the case with milk sweet chocolate.
Nowadays it is known that cocoa acts to improve heart function, stimulates the digestive and nervous system, improves the activity of the kidneys and intestines.
Cocoa is used to treat anemia, easy tiredness, fever, tuberculosis, gout, kidney stones. It even helps with sexual weakness.
According to some of the latest studies, cocoa substances slow down aging, regulate blood pressure, help with atherosclerosis.
Cocoa expands blood vessels in healthy people and in patients with cardiovascular problems and diabetes.
It has strong antioxidant properties. Cocoa ingredients slow the oxidation of bad cholesterol.
All the beneficial effects of cocoa are due to the plant flavonoids contained in it. Wine, grapefruit juice, blueberries, green tea and especially cocoa are extremely rich in flavonoids.
100% raw cocoa beans - Criollo
Nutritional values per 100 g:
Energy value: 2452 kJ / 596 kcal
Protein: 0.00 g
Fat: 54.5 g
of which saturated: 34.3 g
Carbohydrates: 5.5 g
of which sugars: 0.3 g
Salt: 0.0025 g
Cocoa beans are consumed directly or in combination with fruits and muesli. They can be added to shakes and raw desserts. When combining cocoa beans with dried fruits and nuts, bitterness decreases.
Packing: 70 g