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Cacao Nibs :: Raw Organic Single origin, certified organic, fairly traded Raw Cacao Nibs from Satipo in the Peruvian Amazon. Jam packed with antioxidants, magnesium and bliss nutrients that can help keep you young, healthy and happy. Read more
Cacao Nibs :: Raw Organic
Cacao Nibs :: Raw Organic
Single origin, certified organic, fairly traded Raw Cacao Nibs from Satipo in the Peruvian Amazon. Jam packed with antioxidants, magnesium and bliss nutrients that can help keep you young, healthy and happy.
What is it?
Our Cacao Nibs are an original heirloom criollo amazonico Cacao from Satipo in Peru. By buying this Raw Cacao you are supporting a sustainable project that is rescuing this original heirloom variety of Cacao, which has been grown by the Ashaninka and Chene people of the Peruvian Amazon for thousands of years.
These certified organic indigenous growers use an age old system of permaculture, where the Cacao trees are planted under the native forest canopy, along with other fruit trees, such as mango, avocado and papaya. All of these trees add their distinctive nuances to the fine multi-floral flavor of this exquisite Cacao.
Raw Cacao Nibs are jam packed with antioxidants, magnesium and bliss nutrients that may help keep you young, healthy and happy.
How to use
Eat a handful whenever you want to feel energized and happy. Goes well in trail mix, especially with Goji Berries.
IngredientsOrganic Raw Cacao Nibs
|ORAC Scores for top 10 Antioxidant foods per 100g|
|1)||Loving Earth Raw Cacao Powder*||98,000|
|2)||Raw Cacao Nibs**||62,100|
|3)||Loving Earth Raw Dark Chocolate*||27,900|
|4)||Roasted Cocoa Powder||26,000|
|Source: US department of Agriculture|
|* Tested by Southern Cross University|
|** Tested by Brunswick Laboratories, MA, USA|
Magnesium for the Heart and Brain
Raw cacao is the primary dietary source of magnesium, the most deficient mineral in western civilisation. Magnesium is the most important mineral for a healthy functioning heart. It also plays a key role in producing energy for the neurons in the brain from glucose. So when there is an abundance of magnesium the brain works with clarity and focus.
Mood elevators and Anti-depressants
Cacao is a great source of serotonin, dopamine, anandamide and phenylethylamine (PEA), four well-studied neurotransmitters, which are associated with feelings of well being and help alleviate depression. Both PEA and Anandamide (the bliss chemical) are found in abundance in the brains of happy people and are particularly released when we are feeling happy. Both of these nuerotransmitters are present in raw cacao in large enough quanitities to affect the brain and lift our moods. Cacao also contains monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAO Inhibitors) that keep neurotransmitters in the bloodstream for longer without being broken down.
We have all experienced the positive feelings associated with eating chocolate, now we have access to pure raw unadalterated chocolate in the form of Organic Raw Cacao. This is much more potent than the processed chocolate and doesn't have any sugar or dairy products blocking the positive effects of all the goodies in Raw Cacao. My experience is that eating 11 Raw Cacao Beans is enough to experience a blissful sense of well being.
Serving Size 10g
|Per Serve||Per 100g|