Yes! Now there is even more reason to include cocoa in your daily diet! A recent study from The American Journal Of Clinical Nutrition, states that cocoa flavanol consumption shows improvements in cognitive function in older adults. That would be the definition of a super food! Not only that, but this powerful concentrated powder improves blood pressure and increases sensitivity to insulin. What this translates to, is slowing down the aging process and improvements in memory. Sign me up! So all you have to do is consume 2 teaspoons a day of this stuff. Try adding it to smoothies, coffee drinks or mixing it with almond milk. Recipe below-
Check out the link below for the full study from “The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition”.
RECIPE FOR HOT OR COLD CHOCOLATE-
1 CUP OF VANILLA ALMOND MILK
2 TSP. OF COCOA POWDER
1 TSP MAPLE SYRUP
A DASH OF CINNAMON
BLEND AND ENJOY!
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