The Real Story Behind Cocoa and a Healthier Alternative

The Real Story Behind Cocoa and a Healthier Alternative

I’ve got some truth to share today about something most of us love—cocoa. Yeah, the stuff in your favorite chocolate bar. The food industry has done a pretty good job of selling us on the idea that all cocoa is good cocoa. But let me tell you, there's a big difference between the junk they push and the real deal.

The Dark Side of the Cocoa Industry

Let's get real for a minute. The food industry has been feeding us unhealthy cocoa products for years, sneaking them into our diets from a young age. They load these products with sugar, unhealthy fats, and a bunch of other additives that do nothing but harm our bodies. Why? Because it keeps us coming back for more, keeping their pockets fat while our health takes a hit.

Did you know that heart disease has been the leading cause of death in the U.S. for over a century? Despite this, more than half of U.S. adults are unaware of this scary fact. And it’s not just heart disease—obesity, high cholesterol, and high blood pressure are rampant too. According to the National Center for Biotechnology Information, poor diet is a major culprit. It’s no coincidence that these health issues align with the rise of processed, unhealthy foods like the commercial “chocolate” most of you already know.

The Ugly Truth About American Health

- 60% of adults in the U.S. don’t know heart disease is the leading cause of death.

- Cardiovascular diseases claim more lives each year than all forms of cancer and Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease combined.

- On average, someone dies of cardiovascular disease every 36 seconds in the U.S.

- About 697,000 people in the U.S. died from heart disease in 2020 – that's 1 in every 5 deaths.

And let’s not forget about the icing on the cake: obesity. Almost 40% of American adults are obese. Not overweight, but obese. That’s a direct result of the junk that the food industry keeps pushing our way. High cholesterol and high blood pressure are just part of the package.

Enter: Black Forest’s SUPER Cocoa with 98% Flavonoids

Now, I’m not just here to preach doom and gloom. I’ve got some good news too. We at Black Forest Supplements have been on a mission to find the best cocoa in the world. And guess what? We did.

We created cocoa flavanols to counteract the heart health crisis in our country. Not even the crooks at the FDA could argue against its potential. But after much painstaking thought, we felt a strong need to push our boundaries even further. If we are going to make a change, it has to be A BIG CHANGE.

It’s for this reason that we’ve completely revamped our cocoa to introduce a new alternative, packed with the same benefits of cocoa flavanols we all know and love, and put together with new compounds that’ll knock your socks off. 

So, what’s so special about our new cocoa? It all comes down to two key components: flavonoids and -epicatechin.

The Magic of -Epicatechin

-Epicatechin, one of the main flavanols in cocoa, transforms into metabolites that keep your blood pressure and flow in check, acting as powerful antioxidants. They help maintain cardiovascular health, something most commercial cocoa products can’t do.

Our process is different because we guarantee 150mg of -epicatechin in our formula. A patented technique that preserves natural flavanols from the bean to the finished product, ensuring you get the highest possible levels and maximum health benefits; fresh from the grain — boosted with -epicatechin.

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The Power of Flavonoids

Right, let’s break it down. We still have 1200mg of good ol’ flavanols (from cocoa flavanols 12X). However, this new formula now includes an extra 600mg of a 98% pure flavonoids mix. 

Flavonoids are a diverse group of phytonutrients found in many fruits, vegetables, and other plant-based foods. Our flavanols belong to a “flavonoid family”, and are primarily known for cardiovascular benefits like improving blood vessel function, reducing blood pressure, and enhancing blood flow. 

This new formula for Super Cocoa not only offers the same cardiovascular benefits as before, but now includes a BOOSTED MIX of flavonoids to include a wide range of health benefits never seen before in a cocoa product. To say the least, here’s what research claims about flavonoids:

The Breathtaking Benefits

  • Antioxidant Properties: Flavonoids fight off free radicals and reduce oxidative stress, protecting your cells from damage (Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry, 2000).

  • Anti-inflammatory Effects: They help reduce inflammation in the body, easing chronic conditions and pain (Nutrients journal, 2016).

  • Cardiovascular Health: Flavonoids support heart health by improving blood vessel function and reducing blood pressure (American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 2011).

  • Immune System Support: These compounds boost the body's defenses, helping you fend off illnesses (Journal of Clinical Biochemistry and Nutrition, 2020).

  • Anti-cancer Properties: Flavonoids have the potential to reduce the risk of certain cancers by inhibiting cancer cell growth (Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, 2003).

  • Hormone Balance and Menopausal Symptom Management: They help manage hormone-related issues, providing relief from menopausal symptoms on women (The Journal of Nutrition, 2003).

  • Bone Health Support: Flavonoids enhance bone density and strength, supporting overall skeletal health (Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, 2014).

  • Neuroprotective Effects: They protect against neurodegenerative diseases and improve cognitive function, keeping your brain sharp (Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry, 2008).

  • Anti-diabetic Effects: Flavonoids help regulate blood sugar levels, aiding in diabetes management (Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry, 2006).

  • Eye Health Support: These compounds protect against age-related macular degeneration, preserving your vision (Journal of Ophthalmology, 2010).

  • Skin Health Improvement: Flavonoids protect against UV damage and improve skin hydration, keeping your skin healthy and glowing (Journal of Clinical and Aesthetic Dermatology, 2018).

  • Anti-obesity Effects: They influence fat metabolism and help manage weight, supporting a healthy body composition (Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry, 2013).

Why Our Super Cocoa Is Better

So, if you are still wondering what makes our cocoa revamped with flavonoids stand out from the rest, apart from the extensive body of research we just revealed… Well, let me put it simply:

  • High Flavanols & Flavonoid Count: Each serving is packed with flavonoids for the optimized health experience.
  • Pure Cocoa: We source only the best cocoa beans, ensuring purity and quality.
  • Undutched Cocoa: Avoiding the Dutching process means we keep more flavanols intact.
  • Powder Form: This ensures the highest concentration of nutritional value.
  • Enhanced Circulation and Cardiovascular Health: Improved blood flow and healthier blood pressure.
  • Improved Muscle Recovery and Exercise Performance: Antioxidants aid in faster recovery post-exercise.
  • Powerful Antioxidant Boost: Helps fight free radicals, reducing oxidative stress.
  • And y’know, the rest speak for itself…

Powerful Recipes to Try

Alright! Ready to level up your health game with our Super Cocoa, here are some bomb recipes to get you started. These are not just good for you and easy to make, but they taste amazing too. Check them out and see how easy it is to make our cocoa part of your daily routine. Enjoy!


Your Final Decision

Well tribe, there you have it. We’ve busted the myths about the cocoa industry and shown you a healthier, powerful alternative. Our new and improved cocoa formula isn’t just a supplement; it’s a game-changer. 

If you want to stay unfit, in the high-cholesterol club, you are more than welcome to keep eating that cocoa crap you've been sold. Now, I know there are a lot of guys who want to be fat, weak, and slow, but if you are not one of them, and you also want to push back against an industry that’s slowly killing our entire society, you can start by making some simple, healthy changes. You’ve got the power to take control of your health and push back!

So, why settle for less when you can enjoy the real benefits of pure, high-flavonoid Super Cocoa?

Stay healthy, stay informed, and let’s make every sip count.

All the love & All the power,

Antonio,  

CEO of Black Forest Supplements

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2 comments

Very interested in this product. Would love to give it a try !

Mark Massie

Yes I want to try the cocoa send me a order form

Patrick Ard

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