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NOW Cocoa Powder Certified Organic 12 oz

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NOW Cocoa Powder

Certified Organic 12 oz

Retail Price: $9.99

Our Price: $7.29
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Cocoa Powder Overview

Chocolate has been a celebrated food and drink for centuries, and consuming chocolate has traditionally been something to savor as a decadent indulgence. But chocolate has undergone a nutritional renaissance thanks to the discovery that cocoa - the basic ingredient in chocolate - is not only not bad for you, it's nutritious superfood. Cocoa powder like this organic cocoa powder from NOW Foods is full of heart-healthy antioxidants, fiber, protein and has a far higher concentration of mood-enhancing compounds than chocolate. Not to mention an deep rich chocolate taste when sweetened just enough to offset cocoa inherent bitterness. Use NOW Organic Cocoa Powder as you would any cocoa powder, great when added to shakes, coffee or baking recipes.

Cocoa Powder Description from NOW
Organic Cocoa Powder from NOW is the perfect complement to any health-conscious kitchen. From holiday desserts and everyday baking, to a steaming cup of hot cocoa on those cold winter days, NOW Organic Cocoa Powder offers a guilt-free way to satisfy your sweet tooth wihtout the high amounts of sugar, fat and preservatives common to many commerically available mixes.

Each delicious 55 calorie serving contains only 2.25 grams of fat, just 11 grams of carbohydrates, 6.5 grams of dietary fiber, 325 mg of potassium and 5 grams of protein. In addition to its rich, delicious flavor, each serving of NOW non-alkalinized Organic Cocoa Powder naturally contains 21.5 - 107.5 mg of cocoa flavanols (polyphernols). Be sure to try some today!

Supplement Facts
Service Size: 21.5 grams
Servings Per Container: 15
IngredientAmount% Daily Value**
Calories55
Calories from Fat20
Total Fat2.25 g4
Saturated Fat1.5 g8
Trans Fat0 g
Monounsaturated Fat1 g
Cholesterol0 mg0
Sodium5 mg<1
Potassium330 mg9
Total Carbohydrate11 g4
Dietary Fiber6.5 g26
Sugars<0.5 g
Protein5 g
 
** Percent Daily Value is based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
† Daily Value not established.

Ingredients:
Organic Cocoa Powder

Manufacturer's Directions
Hot Cocoa: Combine 2 teaspoons of NOW Organic Cocoa Powder, 1 teaspoon of unprocessed sugar, and a dash of salt in a mug. Add 1 cup of hot milk ( or soy/rice milk) and stir until smooth. Great when combined with a drop or two of NOW Organic Vanilla Extract.

Low-Calorie Brownies:For a Low-Calorie Brownie Recipe (using NOW Organic Cocoa Powder with Xylitol and Organic Vanilla Extract) and other healthy recipes, visit our website at www.nowfoods.com.


By: JCIrish72 on 7/24/2009

The BEST cocoa money can buy! BAR NONE!

This stuff is the best for brownies, but adding a little to my protein shake is awesome. If you bake, and you like chocolate, this is a must have. Don't just buy 1, you'll end up crying when you run out.

By: MarkTfromASH on 6/06/2008

You dont know what a chocolate protein shake is until you've added this to your protein powder.

I love chocolate but most chocolate protein powders are a far cry from actually tasting like chocolate. Sure, they're brown like chocolate and sweet like chocolate but that's about it. My girlfriend bought this with baking in mind but when we added a few tablespoons to some to Jarrow unflavored whey along with some xylitol (to sweeten it) and lecithin granules (for a creamy texture and nutritious phospholipids)....we were blown away by the intense, deeply chocolate flavor from the NOW cocoa powder. It's unsweetened so you can use it almost any way you want. And beyond tasting great, cocoa powder is full of antioxidants. Makes a great cafe mocha when mixed into hot, sweetened coffee, too.


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