1. According to the USDA cocoa powder is a good source of fiber and iron. Dark chocolate contains calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, Vitamin A, and Vitamin K.
2. According to the American Heart Association, those same antioxidants lower the risk of heart disease, heart attacks and strokes.
4. A 2013 study in Neurology journal suggested that drinking two cups a day could help stave off Alzheimer’s. A study published in Nature Neuroscience in 2014 cited evidence that cocoa consumption can increase cognitive function.
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I got my favorite hot chocolate recipe when I was in college...it's instant, my kind of chocolate fix.
Mix together and store. Use 3-4 tablespoons to a cup of hot water (more or less to taste).