Organic Raw "Life by Chocolate - The Sequel" Trail Mix
With our original "Life by Chocolate" mix being such a huge hit, we've decided to create a brand new dark chocolate mix that's just as delicious. And don't worry - unlike with many movies, this sequel is no where near a disappointment!
Cacao is filled with dietary fiber, iron, calcium, chromium, zinc, manganese, copper, and potassium. It's one of the highest food sources of magnesium and antioxidants, and also contains significant amounts of vitamin C, PEAs (the chemical our bodies create when we fall in love), and tryptophan (the "feel good" nutrient). Cacao helps support a healthy cardiovascular system and is a great defender against oxidative stress and age-related issues.
Chia seeds are certainly a superfood, as they contain a plethora of nutrients including omega 3's (700 times more than salmon), antioxidants, minerals like calcium, phosphorus, iron, manganese and magnesium, and vitamins such as niacin, riboflavin, thiamin, and folic acid. They're renowned for their stamina and energy-boosting qualities, and are great for digestion as they contain high amounts of fiber.
Bing cherries contain a special group of antioxidants called anthocyanins which are powerful anti-inflammatory agents and oxidative stress fighters - making them very helpful at preventing diseases including Rheumatoid Arthritis, Fibromyalgia, heart disease, neurological diseases. and cancer. These anthocyanins also give cherries their dark, rich red color. Cherries are also moderate sources of vitamin A, vitamin C, iron, potassium, and manganese, a good source of copper, and a mild source of zinc.
The Acai berry may be the number one superfood in the world. Acai is loaded with antioxidants, omega-6 & omega-9 fatty acids (which are rarely found in fruit), essential amino acids, polyphenols, flavanoids, iron, magnesium, potassium, calcium and vitamins B1, B2, B3, C & E. It has one of the highest ratings on the ORAC scale, which is a test that measures the antioxidant levels in food. Acai berries possess the amazing ability to absorb damaging free radicals that attack the body & contribute to aging and other diseases. Some possible benefits include anti-aging, supporting healthy body weight, improving mental function, supporting healthy blood sugar levels, reducing age-related vision loss, improving energy levels, supporting healthy cellular tissue growth, & support for healthy skin, hair & nails.
The pomegranate is a super-nutrient dense, antioxidant rich fruit that's been considered a symbol of health & fertility for centuries. They are a great source of phytochemical compounds and contain high levels of flavonoids, polyphenols, and potent antioxidants - offering protection against oxidative stress and heart disease. Not only are pomegranates good for your heart and blood vessels but they also have been shown to help promote brain health and have potential cancer prevention and cholesterol-lowering benefits as well.
Mulberries contain significantly less sugar than other popular fruits and are a great source of protein and fiber which can help lower cholesterol and promote regular digestion. They are also a rich source of resveratrol, iron, B-complex vitamins, and vitamin K, and are excellent sources of vitamin C and phenols which are powerful antioxidants and immune-boosters. In Chinese medicine, mulberries are believed to cleanse the blood and increase its production in addition to strengthening the kidneys and cleansing the liver. They're also considered to be great for controlling blood sugar levels and heart rate.
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