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Have a Heart Healthy Valentine’s Day!

February 14th has become associated with hearts and chocolate so what better day to talk about the heart health benefits of raw cacao as found in that protein’s Blissful Brown Rice and Raw Cacao Super Protein? Lots of people will be giving and receiving chocolates for Valentine’s Day, but is it true that chocolate is actually good for your heart? The indigenous peoples of middle America have long believed that cacao was a gift from the gods and raw cacao was a mainstay of their diet. Cacao has more than 300 phytochemicals, including vitamins, minerals, and dietary nutrients such as fat, carbohydrates, fibre, iron, zinc, copper, potassium, phosphorus, calcium, magnesium, and sulfur. It also has quercetin, flavonoids, flavanols, xanthenes, polyphenols,...

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