Cacao: Possibly The World’s Most Beloved Herbal Medicine… But is it actually healthy?

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Cacao (Theobroma Cacao) : Possibly The World’s Most Beloved Herbal Medicine… But is it actually healthy?

In the news, we regularly read that “chocolate is good for you” — especially dark chocolate, with purported benefits of boosting metabolism, aiding heart health and enhancing brain function. Of course, like many things we read in the news, we may wonder if it is actually true…

Natural health food stores — and even, yoga studios — are also now selling raw cacao, the unprocessed form of chocolate, as a key ingredient in smoothies and natural desserts.

But are chocolate and cacao actually good for you?

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