Cocoa

Six Steps to Preventing Kidney Stones

…Watch out for High-oxalate Foods To prevent stone formation, it’s best to avoid foods high in oxalate. These include chard, rhubarb, beets, parsley, cocoa, and tea. Additionally, certain vegetables that are high in calcium like spinach and collard greens, should only be eaten raw as the heat from cooking…

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Super Antioxidant Chocolate Cake

This chocolate cake showcases some of nature's tastiest antioxidants, in the form of unsweetened cocoa powder and walnuts. It is a cake so delicious you wouldn't think it could be so good for you! Ingredients * 4 large free-range eggs * ¾ cup xylitol * ¾ cup canola oil * 1 cup 1% milk * 2 tsp. vanilla…

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What Your Chocolate Cravings Could Mean

…cared for chocolate, it does have some beneficial antioxidant properties when eaten in moderation. In fact, one study found that two tablespoons of cocoa powder exhibited twice the antioxidant capability of California red wine (140 mL, or almost 5 oz.). It also had two to three times the antioxidant activity…

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