Preventing diabetes and striving for weight loss are two things that seem next to impossible when you are surrounded by delicious and irresistible processed foods. They can frustrate you to no end, especially when you have an active sweet tooth. The cravings are hard to suppress and usually people find themselves blindly eating all the sweet treats in their refrigerator.
To avoid such incidents and to prevent your health from further damage due to diabetes or obesity, the best way is to give the body exactly what it needs, CHOCOLATE. Yes! You read it right, you can have chocolate. Cacao or raw chocolate is the purest form of chocolate that is processed to a minimum to maintain the nutrients. It is rich in antioxidant flavonoids and various minerals and vitamins. By regulating blood sugar levels and lowering insulin resistance, cacao can prevent type 2 diabetes and lower cholesterol, promote good heart health and encourage weight loss.
Here are simple ways of how you can add raw cacao to your daily diet and satisfy your sweet tooth:
- Use it in Puddings.
- Make beverages like hot chocolate, smoothies and shakes.
- Make healthy desserts like cakes, cookies, brownies, fudge etc.
- Sprinkle over fruit for a tasty snack.
- Sprinkle it over porridge for a delicious breakfast.
Cacao will surely bring drastic changes to your lifestyle and will steer you towards good health and happiness. Add this superfood to your diet today!