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Cacao beans and cacao powder

CACAO (Theobroma cacao)

We all know cacao, eat it, crave it, indulge in it. Cacao, was considered to be Food of the Gods and valued so much that it served as a currency of ancient civilizations and source of endless energy of ancient warriors. On average US consume 11 lb 7 oz, or 16 kilograms in Australia, of chocolate per head, but how much we really know about cacao and its nutritional value and how do we know which chocolate is really good for us?

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