9 Reasons We Love Cacao

Reasons You Should Eat Cacao

Over a billion people eat chocolate every day.  With all the conflicting information out there about the many benefits of chocolate, how’s a fit girl to decide whether to indulge or not?  Well, the benefits of chocolate lie in the little bean called cacao, not in the commonly-processed finds you might come across at the store.  What is so special about cacao? This small bean possesses some impressive health-promoting properties and so we just couldn’t contain our love.  So here you have it girls: 9 reasons you need cacao now.


 

Reasons You Should Eat Cacao

 

And it’s not just because of the taste. The serotonin-stimulating powers of cacao help act as a natural anti-depressant and puts you in a better mood.

Reasons You Should Eat Cacao

We’re hooked! Cacao stimulates the release of endorphins, which makes you feel like you are on top of the world.

Reasons You Should Eat Cacao

Are you listening? Of course, you are, because you’re so focused, and alert. That would be the Phenylethylamine, the adrenal-related chemical found in cacao.

Reasons You Should Eat Cacao

Relax girl! Cacao is packed with more magnesium than any other food, which helps relax muscles and stress associated with PMS.

Reasons You Should Eat Cacao

Who knew your cravings for chocolate could keep your cravings for other things in check?  Cacao is rich in coumarin, a natural appetite suppressant that can help keep your hunger at bay.

Reasons You Should Eat Cacao

This is our kind of Detox. Cacao regulates blood sugar which cleanses your blood and detoxifies our liver.

Reasons You Should Eat Cacao

Who knew the fountain of youth would be made of chocolate?  The flavenols found in cacao protect cells from oxygen damage and prevent inflammation throughout your body.

Reasons You Should Eat Cacao

And we love a girl with a good heart. Cacao has been shown to reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke by lowering blood pressure and cholesterol.

Reasons You Should Eat Cacao

Who needs energy drinks! The endorphin rush from from cacao gives us energy to keep on moving through that afternoon slump.

So there you have it, the MNB girl can have her chocolate and eat it too!

 

We’d love to thank our partners Rita Szczotka of Xocai, the leader of the healthy chocolate movement, for sharing the chocolate love and benefits.  To learn more about the benefits of cacao and start earning the healthy and delicious benefits that chocolate has to offer, visit Xocai and enter distributor ID code 85370 at checkout.
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  1. Rachel on said:

    Hi MNB
    Thanks for sharing this, I love chocolate :) but I was hoping that you could share some healthier chocolates that you can find at major supermarkets. It can be really hard to know what the best choices are.
    Thanks

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