Sacha Inchi seeds, in conjunction with 70% dark chocolate, are a unique delicacy that not only tastes great but also harmonizes the entire organism due to the high amount of healthy substances. In this combination, we find a high content of fatty acids, proteins, fiber, antioxidants, vitamins, tryptophan, caffeine, theobromine, and other building elements.
Sacha Inchi, in Latin Plukenetia volubilis L., is a climbing species originally found in South America. The fruits of this plant have been used here for centuries and have become not only an excellent delicacy but also an exceptional superfood. They contain a unique amount of healthy nutrients – the ideal ratio of omega fatty acids, high amounts of protein, fiber, vitamins A, E and a number of building elements such as potassium, calcium, magnesium, iodine, amino acids, sterols and tocopherols.
Seeds, by its unique composition, has a complex effect on the whole organism. Particularly appreciated are the effects on the brain, heart, metabolism and skin. The substances contained in the seeds increase the amount of acetylcholine in the brain, improving the performance of the nervous system in terms of memory, attention, and logical thinking.
They are also a source of tryptophan – a serotonin precursor. This improves mood, relieves unnecessary stress and anxiety, and helps with insomnia and other sleep disorders. Seeds should, therefore, be used in times of demanding mental and physical exhaustion. Seeds are valued by students, managers, and individuals with cognitive deficits.
Cocoa, Latin Theobroma cacao, is an evergreen tree found in South America. It gained its popularity mainly due to its fruits. These are the seeds we call cocoa beans. It is undergoing a subsequent treatment to create popular delicacies such as cocoa powder, dark chocolate, and other cocoa products.
Thanks to the combination of active ingredients caffeine and theobromine, cocoa gently stimulates the body and promotes a good mood. The presence of amino acids brightens the mind and promotes cognitive functions of the nervous system. Cocoa is categorized as a superfood and thus contributes to the overall harmonization of the body.
One handful of seeds a day, representing approx. 30 grams.
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