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10 Healthy (and Decadent) Raw Chocolate Treats

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So, you’ve probably heard all the buzz that chocolate (dark chocolate, that is) is good for you.  Well, if the health-promoting qualities of chocolate excites you, than just wait until you learn about cacao. Raw chocolate is known as cacao (it is referred to as cocoa after it has been roasted), and this superfood is full of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants.  Some of the nutrients in raw chocolate include magnesium, calcium, iron, copper, potassium, manganese, flavonids, Vitamins B and E, and heart-healthy fats.  Even more remarkable, there is no greater food source of antioxidants than raw cacao.  Cacao has been linked to lower risk of heart disease, stroke, cancer, and diabetes, as well as stress reduction and even weight loss.  So give cacao a try in one of these 10 delectable raw chocolate treats.  You are definitely going to forget that you are eating something good for you.

1. Rawmio Chocolate Truffle Cake

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Rawmio makes an organic raw chocolate truffle cake that tastes utterly sinful. This cake is made with ingredients like stone-ground cacao, coconut flakes, cashews, and low-glycemic coconut crystals to give it a rich flavor and fudge-like texture. It is full of antioxidants, nutrients, and flavor, rivaling any cooked processed cake.

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