Is raw cacao healthy or harmful? There’s no doubt that raw cacao (chocolate) in its many forms (powder, nibs, paste etc) is absolutely delicious. It is touted as a superfood, boasting many amazing health benefits. But there is a vast majority of people in the wellness movement who claim it is toxic to the body and should have no place in one’s diet.
My personal experience
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Hi Olivia, your heart issues from taking this could be down to the very high oxalate content of caco.
Is that something you have explored?
Hi Jaime, I have definitely been down the oxalate road, but I am able to eat other high oxalate foods with no issues 🙂 I definitely believe the heart palpitations are due to the stimulant contents, as I have the same experience with other stimulating foods. Thanks for your comment xx