Cacao has been consumed for its invigorating and healthy properties for generations in Mexican, Central and South American cultures. Like all cacao products, Cacao nibs are loaded with antioxidants. In fact, cacao is one of the most antioxidant-rich foods on the planet, so they are practically an antioxidant powerhouse! Cacao also contains fiber and a number of vital minerals - especially magnesium and iron. An incredibly complex food, cacao also contains unique and potent chemical alkaloids including anandamine, theobromine and phenylethylamine.