Cacao Beans Raw (Organic) 125g by Power Super Foods

125g


Whole Raw Chocolate Beans

$8.95
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Cacao beans are the seeds of an Amazonian fruiting tree (theobroma cacao – meaning "The Food of the Gods") and source of all chocolate and cocoa products. The Mexican Mayan kings drank up to 30 pure chocolate drinks a day to maintain their vigour and valued the bean so highly that it was used as money. Our raw Beans are from the best tasting premium criollo variety.

Raw Cacao products are a source of beta-carotene, amino acids (protein), Omega-3 EFA's, calcium, zinc, iron, copper, sulphur, potassium, and one of the best food sources of muscle relaxing, stress relieving magnesium – now you know why women crave chocolate every month!

Some Cacao Beans will have a dusting of white on the outside. Many high antioxidant foods slowly change colour on the outside after picking (eg. Pomegranate and Acai darken), this is normal and is not a cause for concern.

Cacao has a natural Caffeine content and all natural products vary, but it is generally considered to have about 1% caffeine (as compared to tea at 4% and coffee which can be more than 10% !!). Cacao has other naturally occurring phytochemicals like theobromine (considered an aphrodisiac), phenylethylamine (PEA – released when we fall in love), and anandamide (the ‘bliss' chemical).

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION 

Average Quantity

Per Serve (15g)

Per 100g

 

 

 

Energy

376kJ

2510kJ

Protein

1.9g 

12.8g 

Fat - Total

7.1g

47.5g

Carbohydrate - Total Available

4.7g

31.4g

 - Sugars

0.2g

1.5g

Sodium

1.0mg

5.0mg

Magnesium 

45.6mg

304mg

Potassium 131mg 870mg

Ingredients: Pure Organic Raw Cacao Beans

Suggested Use: Peel (optional) then eat as is, lightly roast (optional) and grind with coffee, or crush and add to smoothies, ice cream, muesli, cookie batter or trail mix, or substitute in dessert recipes for chocolate chips.

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SKU POS-UHCP05CN
Our Brands Power Super Foods (PSF)
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