Cacao helps reduce inflammation. It is high in iron, potassium, protein and magnesium and full of antioxidants. Polyphenols in cocoa, may reduce your risk of neuro-degenerative diseases by improving brain function and blood flow. It has cancer protective properties and is anti-bacterial.
Cacao also has positive effects on mood, reduces stress and improves contentment by helping convert tryptophan into mood stabilizing serotonin.
From jams, to salads, to gourmet sauces, to convenient snacks, figs have been consumed for pleasure for centuries. They are sweet and delicious, but also pack a nutritional punch. Let's look at why we should be including figs in our diets.
Studies have shown that eating Shiitake mushrooms regularly improve overall well-being and encourage longevity, so enjoy them in your soups, stir-fires and our convenient, delicious and mood boosting On-Guard snack.