Treat Yo’ Self Thursday #3, I’m in Love with the COCOA


Me too little girl, me too. Image via Giphy

Ancient civilizations drank and worshipped it, the wealthy flaunted it and wars were fought over it (even today); it’s no exaggeration to say that the cocoa bean is one powerful little seed. And as a wise uncle once famously said, “With great power, comes great responsibility.”

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Vitamin WHAT? Oh, K!

It’s one of the lesser known, and frankly underrated, nutrients in our food (Vitamin C and those Omegas keep hogging the spotlight). An important part of the blood clotting process, Vitamin K is a crucial part of maintaining a healthy body. Found in leafy greens, including the ever-present kale, spinach, and in animal products, it’s not difficult to get your fill of this important nutrient. Continue reading