This raw unprocessed form of dark chocolate is extremely high in the calming mineral, magnesium needed for relaxation and better sleep. Magnesium can also help to improve stress, brain health, muscle soreness, inflammation and pain.
Daily Dosage: 1 tablespoon
How To: Cacao is best consumed in a powder or nib form. Because cacao is the raw unprocessed form of dark chocolate, it tends to be very bitter and is best consume when added to other foods. Simply add 1 tablespoon to your oatmeal, cereal, top on homemade banana ice cream, or use in place of cocoa powder or chocolate chips in baking. Cacao nibs are also delicious in a dried fruit and nut-based trail mix.