Cacao Nibs - Organic
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By Lena Ropp
The original chocolate chip!
Cacao beans are the source of all chocolate, cacao nibs, cacao powder, and cacao butter. Cacao beans were so highly cherished by the Aztecs and Mayans that they were often used as currency and in religious ceremonies.
To learn more about the history of cacao, click here.
- Organic, Non-GMO, Vegan, Gluten-Free, Keto-Friendly and Kosher.
- Our organic raw cacao nibs are verified raw processed and you can taste the difference in their superior taste and color. This sugar-free superfood is high in antioxidants and natural bliss chemicals to lift your mood and boost your energy.
- Raw cacao contains many chemicals that enhance physical and mental well-being including alkaloids, proteins, beta-carotene, leucine, linoleic acid, lipase, lysine. In particular, cacao is incredibly rich in magnesium and is one of the best sources for this essential mineral. Other essential minerals present in cacao are calcium, zinc, iron, copper, sulfur, and potassium.
- The cacao bean also contains more antioxidant flavonoids than any other food tested including blueberries, red wine, and green tea. In fact, studies have shown cacao to have over twice as many antioxidants as red wine and three times as much as green tea.
- It also contains some neurotransmitters such as dopamine and anandamide which is the so-called bliss chemical associated with the feeling of being in love.
- Raw cacao also contains theobromine which is similar in effect to caffeine.
- Add cacao nibs to all your favorite smoothies, protein drinks, desserts, or anything else you can think of. Just one or two spoonfuls can transform any recipe into a healthy chocolate treat.
Raw cacao nibs*
Shelf Life: 2 years
Country of Origin: Indonesia or Peru
Special notice to customers in California ONLY
(California Proposition 65) WARNING: Consuming this product can expose you to cadmium, which is known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects, or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov/food.
You can check out our Prop 65 page for more info by clicking here.
Click here, to view the heavy metal test results.
Why is there a Proposition 65 warning on my superfood?
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- Orders over $49 qualify for free shipping! (Order total must be over $49 after discounts are applied). For more information please click here.
- Orders are generally shipped within 24-48 business hours of being placed. However, please note that we do not ship on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays. The reason we do not ship on Fridays is that we try to avoid our products sitting on a shipping truck over the weekend.