Raw cocoa beans are an indispensable food during the diet because they satisfy the appetite.
Raw cocoa beans are a new product in Bulgaria. They have a specific, slightly bitter taste that is a bit like coffee.
Cocoa beans do not contain sugar, but they contain protein, fat, carbohydrates, fiber, iron, calcium, magnesium, B vitamins, vitamin C and E and many other useful ingredients. The high content of magnesium increases the strength of the heart muscle, reduces blood clotting, regulates blood pressure and reduces the likelihood of blood clots and strokes. It also strengthens arteries and veins, reduces menstrual symptoms and helps detoxify.
Cocoa beans - are considered a strong anti-depressant and anti-stress agent. They have a positive effect on brain activity. The high concentration of antioxidants is higher than in any other food. Cocoa antioxidants are very stable and easily absorbed by the human body (they reach the cells in 30 minutes).
How to use cocoa beans : Crush the cocoa beans in a mortar to use in sweet recipes. But since the value of cocoa beans is in the raw form, it is better not to roast them.
You can use cocoa beans in shakes, oatmeal muesli or for sprinkling and rolling sweets and pastries. But it is best to eat raw cocoa beans whole.
With raw cocoa you can deceive the appetite in the diet, because it satisfies and you do not feel hungry for a long time. Another feature is that it does not make you eat more and more of it, as is the case with milk sweet chocolate. This makes cocoa beansan indispensable product that gives energy in the hectic city life, during a long trip to the mountains or for a trip when we want to support ourselves and eat something quickly and immediately.
Cocoa beans are a food popular with healthy people, raw foodists, vegans and vegetarians. Very often, when you are hungry, you reach for chips, salads and waffles or a bar of chocolate. And these are unhealthy foods and are forbidden when you are on a diet. In this case, it is good to have an envelope with raw cocoa beans in your pocket .