The Health Benefits of Cocoa Nibs


Snacking on Cocoa Nibs improves your mood, increases your energy, and lowers your appetite for fatty unhealthy foods – to list just a few health benefits. 

What are cocoa nibs?

Cacao nibs or cocoa nibs are perfectly roasted cocoa beans separated from their husks and broken into small pieces. Cocoa nibs are the essence of chocolate. \Eating cocoa nibs brings all the benefits of adding chocolate to a diet (without any of the drawbacks of sugar, milk, and fat).  A 1 oz. serving of cocoa nibs contains only 130 calories and provides 10g of carbohydrate, 4g of protein, and 12g of fat. Studies have proven that cacao has twice the antioxidant levels of red wine and three times that of green tea. Cacao nibs contain 10 grams of antioxidants per 100 grams of beans. Health consequences of including cocoa beans in one’s diet can be decreased blood pressure; improved circulation; better protection from free radicals and, better digestion. 

Cacao Nibs are a rich source of magnesium which helps relax nerves and muscles, builds and strengthens bones and keeps blood circulating smoothly. Cacao Nibs also contain substances that enhance physical and mental well-being such as  dopamine and anandamide (also called the “bliss” chemical.)

Promptly after consuming cocoa nibs, one can notice increased energy; improved mood (thanks to a key element found in cacao which helps serotonin and other neurotransmitters to circulate longer in the brain), and decreased appetite. That is, a feeling of well-being and satisfaction. 

The best way to consume cocoa nibs is to add them to smoothies, cereals, and oatmeal. True chocolate lovers will simply eat them by a spoonful. 

Sprinkle them freely when baking cookies and cakes to add texture and crunch. Add them to the breakfast cereal mix and you’ll feel energetic and full of life for the whole day.

  • PREMIUM RAW, ORGANIC CACAO NIBS: Healthworks Cacao Nibs are made of morsels from the cacao bean. They have a deep & intense chocolate flavor which is a great addition to your daily meals and desserts. Grown and harvested from Peru, Healthworks Cacao Nibs are keto-friendly, vegan, kosher, non-GMO, and certified organic.
  • MANY BENEFITS & NUTRIENTS: A nutrient-dense Superfood that contains a rich supply of plant-based antioxidants, dietary fiber, iron, calcium, magnesium, and potassium and is low in carbohydrates and sugar. Containing Theobromine, a powerful stimulant naturally present in raw cacao, Healthworks Cacao Nibs provide an all-natural jitter-free energy boost similar to caffeine in coffee!
  • HEALTHY ALTERNATIVE & COUNTLESS USES: Healthworks Sugar-Free Cacao Nibs/Nuts are a perfect addition to smoothies/drinks, cereals, yogurt, oatmeal, baked goods, baking cookies, ice cream, trail mix, granola bars, coffee, snack foods, or as a chocolate chip alternative. Raw, Juicing, Vegan, Paleo, Keto, Clean Eating, Wellness, Active, Biohacking, Life Hacking, Yoga, Spiritual, Blending, Non-GMO, Plant-Based.
  • CACAO VS. COCOA: Chocolate chips have been around for centuries with indigenous tribes treasuring the cacao bean for its nutritional and natural properties. Confused by many, cacao and cocoa have different characteristics. Common chocolate-based foods are derived from cacao seeds which come from the cacao plant. Healthworks Cacao nibs are naturally sun dried while cocoa nibs are made by roasting the beans at high temps.

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