Cocoa- health benefits    NOTE:   A new study on living animals has shown for the first time that eating cocoa (the raw material in chocolate) can help to prevent intestinal complaints linked to oxidative stress, including colon carcinogenesis ...  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2012-01-cocoa-intestinal-pathologies-colon-cancer.html

Cacao seed in the fruit of Theobroma cacao -- the cocoa tree, the seeds of which are used to make cocoa powder and chocolate.

Theobroma cacao - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Did you know that the Cocoa plant grows as tall as Cacao is cultivated on roughly acres sq mi;

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Chocolate Alchemy a site for making your own chocolate. If you are so inclined.

Theobroma cacao grandiflorum flower.

Once they reach maturity, cacao trees flower continuously during the entire year. The flowers of the cacao tree are tiny pink and/or white five-petaled blossoms.

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basava: Seventeen Cocoa Pods from Cocoa Pickers James Mollison Because it doesn’t come out of the tree looking like a chocolate bar.

REAL Chocolate Tree Theobroma Cacao

REAL Chocolate Tree Theobroma Cacao

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