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7 Amazing Health Benefits of Cocoa Powder That Are Backed by Science

Emily and Debbie Saunders and Baisden cocoa

7 Amazing Health Benefits of Cocoa Powder That Are Backed by Science

Guess what! Dark chocolate isn’t the only way to boost your health while satisfying chocolate cravings. In fact, cocoa powder offers impressive health benefits, and there are so many great ways to enjoy it. So let’s talk a little about cocoa powder and what the scientific research says. Then let’s tackle some of the questions you may have about cocoa powder.   What Is Cocoa Powder? There are two versions of cocoa powder: Natural and Dutch Processed. Natural cocoa powder is made from ground cocoa bean solids after extracting the cocoa butter. It has a pH of 5 or 6,...

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Introducing Crave: Cocoa that Naturally Satisfies

Debbie Baisden cocoa cravings

Introducing Crave: Cocoa that Naturally Satisfies

“GIVE ME ALL THE CHOCOLATE!!!!” – every mom, every day We all love chocolate and that’s never going to change!  Knowing that it can benefit us and make us happy is the best news ever! The key is to avoid the sugar, the fat, the calories, and the fake stuff that goes in most chocolate drinks and desserts!   Gross! Did you know that a Starbucks Skinny Mocha contains 6 teaspoons of sugar?   And let’s not forget that the average candy bar has at least 5 teaspoons of sugar! What if there’s a better way?  What if we could satisfy our chocolate cravings without...

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Cocoa: The Magical Powder

Emily Saunders cocoa nutrition

Cocoa: The Magical Powder

Sugar. Chocolate. Yum. Probably the most craved substance in the world (especially for women), chocolate is so very flavorful and satisfying. BUT, with all of the deliciousness comes consequences. Calories from the worst combination: fat and sugar together. What if there was a way to satisfy those cravings while not only limiting calories, but also improving your healthy? Enter Cocoa Powder. Let’s first talk about what cocoa powder actually is. It all starts with cacoa beans from cacoa trees. After the beans are picked and fermented they are dried and roasted and then ground up into a paste. From this...

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