What are Cacao nibs?
Cacao nibs are a highly nutritious chocolate product made from crushed cocoa beans. Perfect for using in baking, smoothies, as a snack and in cereals.
Cacao or cocoa is a plant from the Theobroma genus in the Malvaceae family. It is native to the Americas and has been cultivated for at least 3,000 years in Mesoamerica. Cacao beans are the seeds of this plant, which grow on large trees up to 20 meters tall.
How to use Cacao nibs
Cacao nibs can be used as a replacement for chocolate chips in cookies and brownies, added to smoothies, mixed into oatmeal and granola for breakfast they can even be eaten as they come as a light snack.
Benefits of eating Cacao nibs
Cacao nibs have a variety of health benefits including:
- They contain antioxidants that help reduce cell damage.
- Cocoa antioxidants help reduce inflammation, prevent the spread of cancer cells, and induce death in certain cancer cells.
Cacao consumption may benefit those with blood sugar control issues. Human studies have shown that cocoa can help regulate blood sugar control and improve sensitivity to insulin, a hormone that helps cells absorb blood sugar.
Nutritional information of crushed Cocoa beans
|Energy||2514.00 kJ per 100g||Fat||54.50 g per 100g|
|Energy||600.86 kcal per 100g||... of which saturates||32.80 g per 100g|
|Protein||11.70 g per 100g||...... monounsaturates||0.00 g per 100g|
|Carbohydrates||5.50 g per 100g||...... polyunsaturates||0.00 g per 100g|
|... of which sugars||0.30 g per 100g||Fibre||18.50 g per 100g|
|Salt||0.02 g per 100g|
|May Contain : Milk.|
Suitable for Vegetarian and Vegan diets.
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