My favorite vegetable... the cocoa plant which is used to make CHOCOLATE! See? Chocolate is  VEGETABLE! ;)

My favorite vegetable... the cocoa plant which is used to make CHOCOLATE! See? Chocolate is VEGETABLE! ;)

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

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

Cocoa Tree. I remember the hot cocoa tea I drank as a child, compliments of this plant.

How Chocolate Works

moontoof:  fingersandfelines:  mpdrolet:  Seventeen Cocoa Pods from Cocoa Pickers James Mollison  !!!!  this is a favie of mine

moontoof: fingersandfelines: mpdrolet: Seventeen Cocoa Pods from Cocoa Pickers James Mollison !!!! this is a favie of mine

It was in 1753 that the botanist Carolus Linnaeus named the cacao tree Theobroma Cacao, meaning “Food of the gods”.

It was in 1753 that the botanist Carolus Linnaeus named the cacao tree Theobroma Cacao, meaning “Food of the gods”.

There's a farm in Hawaii that ships cacao seedlings. I want one.   ...  The theobroma cacao: or cacao tree.

There's a farm in Hawaii that ships cacao seedlings. I want one. ... The theobroma cacao: or cacao tree.

Theobroma cacao - the scientific name for the tree that produces chocolate, literally translates to "Food or Fruit of the Gods"

Theobroma cacao - the scientific name for the tree that produces chocolate, literally translates to "Food or Fruit of the Gods"

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