Learn about these 5 benefits of Cacao powder and how it impacts your gut health
It is thought that the Maya civilization were the first ones to consume cacao powder, and was introduced to Europe when Spanish conquered the Americas in the 16th century. Cacao powder became very popular for its health-promoting benefits.
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LDL (low-density lipoprotein) cholesterol or also called “bad” cholesterol has been associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease.
Improves blood sugar
Hyperglycemia is associated with an increased risk of several chronic diseases, including heart disease and diabetes.
Anti-diabetic effect: flavonoids can slow down carbohydrate digestion and absorption in the gut, therefore improving insulin response.3
Recommended dosage: at least 1 tbsp daily (5 gr), but 2-3 tbsp are recommended in order to get enough bioactive ingredients that confer the health benefits.6