February 14, 2011

Accidental Brilliance Superfood + Supplement Series...Raw Chocolate

What better superfood to add to the your list on Valentine's Day than chocolate, raw chocolate that is. Raw chocolate or cacao beans in their unprocessed state possess amazing health benefits and get this, contains 1200 valuable nutrients, vitamins and minerals...I know pretty crazy right ? It is sweet and rich and really decadent yet it is super good for you. Did you know cacao beans have the highest anti-oxidant concentration of any food and significant amounts of magnesium which supports heart health and increases brain activity. And best of all, it contains a little something called anandamide or " the bliss chemical". Anandamide is a type of oil which when released, induces feelings of well-being and happiness. So here's to happiness and your health and a sweet Valentine's Day.

There are lots of raw chocolate bars and truffles making their way to the market, Gnosis Chocolates is my favorite check out their website here, not only does it taste great and come in delicious flavors, but they donate 10% of their profits to The Fruit Tree Planting Foundation and support dozens of local and international causes

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