Cacoa- All of the benefits- No Guilt!~

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2 tbsp. = 25 calories, 1.5 g of fat, 3.6 g of fiber, which is a whopping 14 percent of the daily value of magnesium.

And did you know its an anti-depressant , opiate booster, mood enhancer because it contains phenethylamine?

And did you know,  it has 43.6 mg of flavonoids per gram. Flavonoids are part of a powerful group of antioxidants known as polyphenols, with hot cocoa containing more antioxidants per cup than a serving of red wine or tea!

And did you know, cocoa may lower LDL cholesterol, reduce the risk of blood clots, increase blood flow to the arteries, lower high blood pressure, boost cognitive performance and provide essential minerals such as calcium and potassium.

Despite containing caffeine, a neuro-stimulator and possibly increase the risk of kidney stones for those so pre-disposed, go ahead and enjoy a cup!

 

 

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