August 12, 2011

iHerb-Madre Labs Cocoa Cardio Blend

iHerb is an online retailer who specializes in vitamins and natural products. Currently, they carry over 1,000 different brands and over 25,000 products.  iHerb is also the sole distributor for Madre Labs.  They are the manufacturer of Cocoa Cardio, as well as lots of other "super foods" and products to keep our bodies healthy.   I was sent over a package of the Cocoa Cardio to try out and see what I thought.

CocoCardio is a premium, 100% natural/organic (non-alkalized) dark cocoa beverage enriched with freeze-dried beet juice powder. Its main purpose is to support cardiovascular health and free radical scavenging.  It includes cocoa, beets and hibiscus sabdariffa. 

Their certified organic natural (Non-alkalized) cocoa powder has been made to exacting standards. "Natural Process" Cocoa retains higher levels of naturally-occurring polyphenols compared to Alkalized (Dutch Process) Cocoa. NOTE: The more Polyphenols, the more Bitter - And it is Better!
It is very quick and easy to mix and a perfect drink for breakfast.  Although I still enjoy my coffee I have been drinking this as well and I have been feeling great.  I have a lot more energy in the mornings and I don't know if it has anything to do with the Cocoa Cardio, but the burn on my arm is healing VERY quickly.

To mix just get around 8oz. of warm to hot water.  Stir in a scoop of Cocoa Cardio and mix:
(It's a really small scoop so a little goes a long way)

Stir well!  

The first time I tried it, this was my face:
Haha!  It is very bitter, but semi thick (depending on the amount of water you add, and very filling).  With only 20 calories per serving, its fantastic.  But, I added some Agave Nectar to mine to sweeten it a little.

Just a little of this goes a long way.

Delicious!  It is very much like a glass of extrememly healthy hot chocolate, that still tastes good.  I think kids would be happy to drink this.  Especially if you mixed in a few marshmallows or some whipped cream.  Mmmmm!

iHerb is the sole distributor of this product and first time customers who wish to purchase this item can go to the Madre Labs Cocoa Cardio product page and use coupon code WOW123 to get $5 off!

One lucky reader is going to get to enjoy their own bag of Cocoa Cardio themselves or with their families as well as a $25 SHOPPING SPREE for any products on the iHerb site.  What an awesome and generous giveaway!
To enter, leave a comment below stating why Cocoa Cardio sounds like a good product for you.  Also, as always, you can leave two additional seperate comments if you are a follower of my blog.

The winner must be a US residents or be responsible for any additional customs taxes and/or duties if it can be shipped to your Country.  Good luck!  The winner will be chosen, next Friday, August 19th!

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