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

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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