A Modern Family's Guide to Superfoods, Part 2: Raw Cacao - the Original Chocolate

A Modern Family's Guide to Superfoods, Part 2: Raw Cacao - the Original Chocolate

Cacao and cocoa - there is more of a difference between the two than just the swapping of 'a's and 'o's. Most of us know cocoa as an old childhood friend, our chocolate-y companion in biscuits and drinks. Cacao, on the other hand, is a more recent discovery in the Western world. Raw cacao powder is the product of cold-pressing cacao beans, while cocoa is produced by further roasting the beans. Those high temperatures destroy almost all the original beneficial antioxidant and flavanol content. Non-organic cocoa is even worse, produced in fields treated with pesticides that infuse it with chemicals....

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A Modern Family's Guide to Superfoods, Part 1: Chia Seeds

A Modern Family's Guide to Superfoods, Part 1: Chia Seeds

The chia seed really is a wondrous superfood. Packed with protein, omega-3 fatty acids, fiber, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, it benefits virtually every part and function of the body - skin, hair and brain; digestion, heart function and metabolism.

At Nature’sTwist, we make it super easy for you to add this wonderful ingredient to your family’s diet. Our Coconut Crisp - Banana & Chia Seeds and Nana Sticks - Coconut & Chia Seeds infuse healthy doses of effortless goodness in the most scrumptious ways possible!

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