The Story Of Cacoa Nibs & Your Heart



If you love chocolate like me, but don’t want all the unhealthy sugar that comes along for the ride, then you should read this article.

For centuries, cacao has been known not only for its good taste but also for its proposed health effects. In fact the Incas considered it the ‘drink of gods’, an association that gave rise to the scientific name of the cocoa tree, Theobroma cacao, from the Greek words theo (god) and broma (drink).

In order to find the co-relation between cacao and heart health, lets look at an interesting study that was conducted on the Kuna Indians, a native population living on islands off the coast of Panama.

Scientists found that the Kuna Indians were a tribe that was naturally protected against, high blood pressure that is dependent on your age i.e as you age you are more likely to get blood pressure. But Kuna…

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