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Navitas Naturals’ mission is to provide premium organic functional foods that increase energy and enhance health. Part of that effort is to continually search for the world’s most beneficial foods. Navitas Naturals is a certified organic, green business headquartered in Marin County, California. The “Navitas” in their name is the Latin word for energy. Navitas Naturals specializes in organic and wild-crafted functional foods and strivs to lead the industry in this expanding market. Health conscious consumers choose their nutrient rich products because they are loaded with antioxidants, vitamins and minerals. Their premium quality “superfoods” are free of additives and trans fats. The absence of these elements speaks to the purity and effectiveness of the pr

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936 B Seventh Street # 141
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Navitas Naturals - Cacao Raw Chocolate Nibs Certified Organic - 16 oz.Mayan Superfood

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    Cacao Raw Chocolate Nibs Certified Organic by Navitas Naturals

    Navitas Naturals Cacao Raw Chocolate Nibs - 16 oz.

    Nature's Chocolate Chip Navitas Naturals Organic Raw Cacao Nibs. Navitas Naturals Cacao Nibs are the partially ground cacao beans that are the natural source of all chocolate products. And though the Mayans may have touted cacao as the "Food of the Gods," we've got dessert on our minds. With their crunchy texture and intense flavor, our cacao nibs are healthy, gourmet, and a delicious addition to all kinds of treats. From adding them into a brownie batter, sprinkling on ice cream, or even just tossing into a trail mix, there is virtually no wrong way to add more of this "real chocolate" into your life. Plus, with cacao's soaring levels of antioxidants, and trace minerals like magnesium and iron, you can feel good in every way about enjoying this chocolatey superfood.

    Source and Processing
    Navitas Naturals cacao beans are hand selected for quality, partially fermented to alleviate bitterness, and processed at low temperatures for maximum nutrient retention. Once extracted from the pod-like fruit, purified water is then used to cleanse the beans where they are peeled and partially ground to form small pieces or "nibs." Navitas Naturals Cacao Nibs contain 100% pure cacao that is certified organic, kosher, gluten-free, vegan, and raw.

    Cacao "Nibs are certified organic, raw, peeled cacao beans, the basic ingredient used by makers of fine chocolate. Our Cacao nibs are easy to eat on their own, added to smoothie and shakes, try them blended with Maca Power for extra energizing effects. They can also be used to make the best ever chocolate chip ice cream!

    Navitas Naturals' mission is to provide premium organic power foods that increase energy and enhance health. Navitas Natural products are of the highest quality, sourced directly from farmers, cultivated sustainably and in accordance with fair trade practices.

    Organic Raw Cacao Nibs Benefits:

    • Flavanols
    • Polyphenols
    • Magnesium
    • Antioxidant
    • Iron

    Cacao (k?-kau, ka-kow): the dried seeds of a South American evergreen tree (Theobroma cacao of the family Sterculiaceae), which are most commonly used in making cocoa, chocolate, and cocoa butter. Also called cacao bean, and cocoa bean.

    The Truth About Vitamin C In Cacao:
    Despite the popular reports circulating the internet, the honest truth remains: even when processed at low temperatures (i.e. "raw"), there is no vitamin C (ascorbic acid) present in cacao.

    Back in 2004, Navitas Naturals lab tests directly looked for vitamin C content in raw cacao, but came up negative. Despite these results, the current media blitz brought us back again for another round of lab testing of our best-selling raw cacao products (beans, nibs and powder) for vitamin C. This time, we used two different laboratories instead of one, and utilized three different analytical methods: High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC), Capilary Electrophoresis (CE) with UV detection, and Titration.

    Though all three methods have their place in the scientific community, Titration is the most commonly used method in the food industry when determining vitamin C (ascorbic acid) content. However, there is a critical detail within the Titration method many companies miss when testing raw cacao. The method of Titration is unable to differentiate the vitamin C (ascorbic acid) from the vitamin's analogs. The result is what is known as a "false positive."

    This is why, at Navitas Naturals, they use HPLC when testing raw cacao's vitamin C content. The HPLC method looks directly for vitamin C (ascorbic acid), and not just the analogs. Additionally, after sending samples of our products to another lab to test using the CE method, the reports returned consistent the HPLC results.

    Navitas Naturals have now also tested one of the largest raw cacao brands in the United States using the Titration and HPLC methods. And yet again the results confirm our previous conclusion that raw cacao has no vitamin C (ascorbic acid) present.

    Cacao is a tremendously beneficial superfood, containing a wide spectrum of minerals and phytonutrients. It is important to be clear however, vitamin C is not amongst these nutrients.

    Food of the Gods
    Cacao has long been enjoyed for its healthful and invigorating properties in Mexican, Central, and South American cultures. In fact, Mayan civilizations associated cacao with the food that their gods chose to consume and thrive upon. So impressed were the Mayans with cacao's taste (and its ability to promote energy), that cacao paste was frequently used in sacred rituals, with an annual festival held devoted entirely to honoring the "cacao god." Today, we continue to celebrate the bean of the cacao plant as the nutritional and flavorful source for all chocolate and cocoa products.

    The Power of Cacao
    Cacao contains a naturally rich supply of antioxidants, and is also an excellent source of dietary fiber. In addition, cacao is known to be one of the highest dietary sources of magnesium, contains an impressively high iron content, and also possesses many other essential minerals in significant quantities.

    For the Love of Chocolate
    Ask most people to think about chocolate, and watch a smile instantly appear. Being the ingredient that all chocolate is made from, raw cacao can take commercialized "chocolate" to a whole new level through the alchemy of homemade chocolate confections. Great for both the true chocolateer and health seeker alike, try raw cacao paired with sweet foods of any kind (including raw nectars and syrups, dried fruit, or as a special addition to a dessert recipe) and experience cacao's beloved chocolate intensity instantly come to life.

    Navitas Naturals' mission is to provide premium organic power foods that increase energy and enhance health. Navitas Natural products are of the highest quality, sourced directly from farmers, cultivated sustainably and in accordance with fair trade practices.
    Suggested Use
    To get the desired health enhancement, it is recommended to consume 2 Tbsp. os Cacao nibs per day. Our Cacao nibs are easy to eat on their own or blended with smoothies, shakes, coffee and tea. Try the nibs with ice cream and desserts.

    Warnings

    packaged in a facility that also handles tree nuts
    Ingredients

    Navitas Naturals - Cacao Raw Chocolate Nibs Certified Organic - 16 oz.
    Supplement Facts
    Serving Size: 1oz (28g)
    Servings Per Container: 16
    Amount Per Serving %DV
    Calories 130
    Calories from Fat 110
    Total Fat 12g 18%
    Saturated Fat 7g 35%
    Trans Fat 0g *
    Cholesterol 0mg 0%
    Sodium 0mg 0%
    Total Carbohydrates 10g 3%
    Dietary Fiber 9g 36%
    Sugars 0g *
    Protein 4g 8%
    Vitamin A 0%
    Vitamin C 0%
    Calcium 2%
    Iron 6%
    *Daily Value Not Established.
    †Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
     
    Ingredients: Certified Organic Cacao (Theobroma Cacao)
    About Navitas Naturals
    Navitas Naturals’ mission is to provide premium organic functional foods that increase energy and enhance health. Part of that effort is to continually search for the world’s most beneficial foods. Navitas Naturals is a certified organic, green business headquartered in Marin County, California. The “Navitas” in their name is the Latin word for energy. Navitas Naturals specializes in organic and wild-crafted functional foods and strivs to lead the industry in this expanding market. Health conscious consumers choose their nutrient rich products because they are loaded with antioxidants, vitamins and minerals. Their premium quality “superfoods” are free of additives and trans fats. The absence of these elements speaks to the purity and effectiveness of the pr
    936 B Seventh Street # 141
    Novato, CA, 94945
    Phone: 888-645-4282
    Fax: 415-883-1083
    http://www.navitasnaturals.com
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    Average Customer Rating: (5 out of 5)

    Based on 27 rating(s)
    27 of 27 (100%) of customers said they would recommend this product to a friend.
    • By Karen ( Crp Christi, TX)
      6/9/2010 11:33:27 AM

      I recommend this product!
      I bought these thinking I'd cure my sweet tooth and chocolate cravings since I can't eat any concentrated sugar of any kind(including fruit). This was a mistake! I had to study up on how to actually use them in recipes since they don't really tell you on the package. They taste nothing like chocolate and eating them like nuts is for the extreme! They are great added into nutty or other cocoa desserts and smoothies with plenty of sweetener added. But be warned: they are very addictive once you get them in a good recipe!! Now I say yum and thanks Navitas for rediscovering all these healthy, raw, nutrition packed, exotic super foods.
    • By Marjorie ( Boston, MA)
      10/1/2010 9:18:48 AM

      I recommend this product!
      I'll admit nibs do taste a little sour, but what I really liked about them is the chocolate satisfaction factor. I like that they;re crunchy and the "sour" or "tart" taste becomes less important as you get that chocolate fix. I really enjoy nibs and it's nice that you can snake on them as well as enjoy them in protein drinks and smoothies.
    • By Eduardo ( Lowell, MA)
      1/11/2011 7:26:42 PM

      I recommend this product!
      This company is saying to add it to icecream? Ice cream is unhealthy! Anyhow, it is best to add this into protein powder (Vanilla) Vanilla and cacao goes well together. Also, this doesn't go well on ANY smoothie. It depends.
    • By Krutika ( Austerlitz, NY)
      7/7/2011 12:20:22 PM

      I recommend this product!
      I really like these ccao nibs. The texture is much better than other ones I have tried.
    • By Elaine Dawn ( Umpqua, OR)
      7/31/2011 6:07:16 PM

      I recommend this product!
      The BEST substitute for "choclate" that's been processed. Add it to my smoothies, raw cereals, or homemade sweet treats (using agave and/or stevia instead of sugar).
    • By Leah ( Eugene, OR)
      9/12/2011 11:32:56 AM

      I recommend this product!
      Chocolate is good for you...if it doesn't have all the cream/sugar/etc. This is pure chocolate and soooo good on everything from ice cream to baking in cookies. Love this product!
    • By Teresita ( Inverness, IL)
      9/26/2011 12:57:12 PM

      I recommend this product!
      Delicious, used sparingly. Very strong flavor.
    • By Carol ( Brigantine, NJ)
      10/7/2011 7:52:27 PM

      I recommend this product!
      HEALTHY & DELICIOUS WITH YOGURT.
    • By Brenda ( Fairfield, IL)
      10/27/2011 11:58:06 PM

      I recommend this product!
      Lots of antioxidants, great!
    • By Helen ( Lenexa, KS)
      11/7/2011 4:40:15 PM

      I recommend this product!
      I have been buying this product, and use it in my shake, exellent!
    • By ROBIN ( Los Osos, CA)
      11/9/2011 9:39:44 AM

      I recommend this product!
      We put this in our smotthies every morning! Great way to start the day.
    • By Nora ( Brooklyn, NY)
      11/9/2011 6:19:22 PM

      I recommend this product!
      Really good cacao nibs! I always have these on hand and order more when I get low. The chocolate flavor is very strong! I eat them alone or sprinkled on deserts. Sometimes I take fruit bread with yogurt on top and sprinkle these on top, along with coconut if I have any, and it's yummy!
    • By lise ( Comox, BC)
      1/23/2012 11:52:27 AM

      I recommend this product!
      Nice and crunchy, nice to add to trail mixes.
    • By roberta ( Las Vegas, NV)
      3/29/2012 4:05:47 AM

      I recommend this product!
      Delicious flavor and texture. wonderful to be able to get raw and organic.
    • By Margaret ( Fort Mill, SC)
      4/13/2012 1:58:25 PM

      I recommend this product!
      A little bitter tasting. I mix with cranraisins and raw almonds for a mid day snack.
    • By Teresa ( Battle Ground, WA)
      7/22/2013 10:10:32 AM

      I recommend this product!
      Very good. Will purchase again.
    • By Annie ( Lodi, CA)
      6/14/2012 10:29:10 PM

      I recommend this product!
      What can I say. Let's just add these nibs to any dessert and you will be pleased.
    • By Richard ( Land O' Lakes, FL)
      10/4/2012 8:01:31 AM

      I recommend this product!
      We add this into our morning coffee for an extra boost in our immune system.
    • By Mark ( Goode, VA)
      7/5/2012 4:52:40 PM

      I recommend this product!
      these are more bitter than I had hoped. I like bitter things usually, but I won't be nibbling on these as a snack. They really are nothing like chocolate to me, but I will use them in cooking I suppose.
    • By Kristen ( Springville, UT)
      6/12/2013 6:46:20 PM

      I recommend this product!
      Delicious, not bitter. Even my picky husband loves to add these nibs to his cereals and desserts.
    • By Shayla ( Winnipeg, MB)
      12/1/2012 5:13:50 PM

      I recommend this product!
      I love to put this in my morning smoothies.
    • By Johni ( Ocean Shores, WA)
      3/1/2013 4:13:17 PM

      I recommend this product!
      Meets Expectation
    • By Denise ( Hobbs, NM)
      3/26/2012 11:23:31 AM

      I recommend this product!
      bitter but I put it in cereal and cant taste it
    • By Eve ( Weston, CT)
      1/17/2012 9:48:42 AM

      I recommend this product!
      perfect.
    • By Stephanie ( Lk Elsinore, CA)
      11/5/2012 5:07:32 PM

      I recommend this product!
      I love to put these Cacao Nibs in my morning shake. It gives it a little crunch. It's also great when I make homemade chocolate chip ice cream!
    • By Wendy ( Abington, MA)
      3/9/2013 7:50:52 PM

      I recommend this product!
      great taste, love this in yogurt. Adds a nice crunch
    • By Travis ( Waco, TX)
      4/19/2012 11:31:24 AM

      I recommend this product!
      High Quality nibs at a good price!
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