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New Study: Dark Chocolate Reduces Stress & Inflammation

New Study: Dark Chocolate Reduces Stress & Inflammation

Two new studies show that dark chocolate reduces stress and inflammation, while improving memory, immunity, and mood. Let’s get snackin’! Lee S. Berk, DrPH, associate dean of research affairs, School of Allied Health Professions and a researcher in psychoneuroimmunology and food science from Loma Linda […]

The 6 Superfood Powders You Need to Know About

The 6 Superfood Powders You Need to Know About

The term superfoods is just as popular a buzzword as Collagen in the health and nutrition world today. It refers to nature-packed nuggets of antioxidants – fruits, vegetables, herbs and spices – that are naturally found all around the world. But superfood powders make these […]

Did you know that Cocoa can actually benefit your health?

Did you know that Cocoa can actually benefit your health?

by Nicole Crane, B.S., NTP Chocolate is one of nature’s most powerful superfoods. But it’s benefits can be reversed when milk, cholesterol from milk solids and enormous amounts of refined sugars are added (i.e. the chocolate we all know and love!). What is Cocoa? Cocoa […]

Pumpkin Spice Hot Chocolate with Cocoa Hx®

Pumpkin Spice Hot Chocolate with Cocoa Hx®

When the temperature drops, you need something hot to warm you up. What’s better than snuggling up with a blanket and a good movie? A pumpkin spice hot chocolate – with a healthy kick! Benefits of Pumpkin Pumpkin spice is the quintessential fall ingredient; from […]

Cocoa Also Supports Your Gut, Not Just Your Brain

Cocoa Also Supports Your Gut, Not Just Your Brain

Trillions of bacteria live in our gut – both healthy and unhealthy. When the body has more unhealthy bacteria than healthy bacteria, it can cause digestive problems such as bloating and gassiness. Research has shown that balanced levels of “good” bacteria is needed for proper […]

Combining 3 Ingredients to Fight Against Heart Disease

Combining 3 Ingredients to Fight Against Heart Disease

In April of 2016, scientists from Cardiff University and Cultech Ltd set out to research the benefits of combining three ingredients – marine fish oil, cocoa extract and phytosterols – “as a means of preventing atherosclerosis, or “furring” of the arteries.” According to Science Daily, […]