Cacao And Its Mood Boosting Benefits

Ashley Waite

For many individuals who are experiencing grief, it is commonly heard that blood pressure and mood are two areas, out of many, that are susceptible to physiological fluctuations as a result of grief. In order to help support your body through grief, we want to take a moment to introduce you to Cacao and its benefits. Did you know:

  • Cacao has 40 times the antioxidants of blueberries
  • One of the highest plant-based sources of iron
  • More magnesium than 1 serving of spinach
  • A natural mood elevator and anti-depressant

One of our favorite and most comforting ways to enjoy this superfood is by making a warm drink.

Hot Cacao Recipe:

  • 1 tbsp organic, raw cacao powder
  • 1 cup of plant-based milk or milk of choice
  • 2 tsp of natural sweetener such as maple sugar

Simply heat over the stove, while stirring occasionally until mixed and warmed throughout. Enjoy!

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