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Real Chocolate with Real Benefits!

Real Chocolate with Real Benefits!

When it comes to plant-based protein powders, not all are created equal. In fact, many popular brands use very little cacao in their products, opting for cheaper fillers instead. But at that protein, we believe that more cacao is better for you. Here's why: Cacao is a real superfood. It's packed with antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals that can help support a healthy immune system, improve cognitive function, and even help reduce stress levels. And because our protein powder is made with real cacao, you're getting all of those benefits in every scoop. Most other chocolate protein powders on the market...

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5 Things we Love about Cacao!

5 Things we Love about Cacao!

Why are humans so obsessed with chocolate?  We have been cultivating the cacao tree for at least three millennia, and historians believe that ancient Mesoamericans used to drink beverages made from fermented cacao seeds as early as 1900 BC. Cacao is one of the most nutrient-dense foods on Earth.  Here are five things we Love about Cacao!   1.  Antioxidants Cacao is one of the highest known plant-based sources of antioxidants, as it contains more than three times as many polyphenols as red wine and up to four times as many as green tea! Antioxidants are molecules that may protect...

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Why Coffee in Your Protein is a Good Thing!

Why Coffee in Your Protein is a Good Thing!

Coffee. It's something you want to drink first thing in the morning, and it's definitely not something you would normally drink late at night or put into your protein shake… right? WRONG! Let me explain why coffee can actually be a staple for fitness enthusiasts and anyone else who wishes they had energy first thing in the morning: The caffeine content in coffee is extremely well known. It can help to increase energy and attention, making it a good option for early morning workouts or to perk you up when you're feeling lethargic in the afternoon or early evening. L-theanine,...

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Chocolate, A Sweet History!

Chocolate, A Sweet History!

Chocolate is one of the oldest foods known to man. It has a long and varied history, and its popularity has had a significant impact on society. The word chocolate comes from the Aztec word xocolatl, which means "bitter water". The Aztecs first discovered chocolate when they found cacao beans in the rainforest. They believed that chocolate was a gift from the gods, and they used it to make a drink called chocolatete. European explorers first discovered chocolate in the 1500s, and they quickly began to import it back to Europe. At first, chocolate was only enjoyed by the wealthy...

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