Cacao Powder: Natures Nutrient Powerhouse
Originating from South America, Cacao was revered as the Food of the Gods by ancient cultures. Tree of Life Cacao Powder is made directly from sun dried cacao beans from the tropical cacao fruit and are packed with rich traces of fibre, Iron, Vitamins (B1, B2, B3, B5, B9, C, & E), Potassium and Magnesium. Together, these nutrient rich active ingredients protect the body's cells and support metabolism, muscle function and the transport of oxygen. The B vitamins and Vitamin C are also necessary for weight loss, Energy production, and hormones, while the sufficient amounts of fibre found in each serving of cacao aids Digestion.
The Benefits Of Cacao's Antioxidant Flavonoids
A recent study carried out by the scientist of America's Cornell University found that raw cacao powder has almost twice the amount of Antioxidants of red wine, and three times more than Green Tea.
The Body requires antioxidants to combat the build-up of cell damaging free radicals, which come from everyday pollutants (e.g. cigarette smoking) and overexposure to the sun. Cacao's antioxidant flavonoids are also thought to support Heart Health by improving blood flow and lowering Blood Pressure.