Pascha SELF-CARE Series: Pascha Chocolate & Depression

One of the most liberating things you can do for yourself is to change the idea that pure dark chocolate like Pascha Chocolate is only for snacking. In actuality, it is a food group that offers so many proven scientific benefits that having it a part of your daily routine supports your inner health especially regarding the psyche.

Depression and anxiety are the leading causes of disability in our society. We know that diet has a significant impact on our inner health both physically and mentally. Yet seldom, do we consider PURE DARK CHOCOLATE as support for both. In our last blog we spoke about anxiety and today we focus on depression and how chocolate plays a key role in regulation.

Study after study demonstrates that, a daily Mind. Body. Chocolate FIX offers significant benefits to us. The best news regarding depression - only requires a daily dose of less than an ounce a day of 70% or higher of “pure dark chocolate” to support an antidepressant property.

Here are TOP 3 chemicals in chocolate that help with Depression

Theobromine – Known to uplift mood, have aphrodisiac properties & help with focus.

Flavanols – Super strong anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory properties which offer valuable emotional support.

Phenethylamine – Increases serotonin which helps with mood and also supports attention span.

YES – this is REAL!

Photos of ladies enjoying a selection of Pascha Vegan and Organic Dark Chocolate Bars

Pascha Chocolate comes from the foothills of the Andes mountains. We make our chocolate “Bean to Bar” at the source, meaning the cacao beans only travel minimally from the field to a local village to a nearby chocolate factory. The purer the chocolate - the greater the impact. It’s science!

Pascha is vegan, organic, sustainably sourced (Rainforest Alliance), 1% for the Planet, 100% plant-based, allergen-friendly, gluten-free and includes keto-friendly options.

Our YUMMY chocolate collection includes 55% to 100% Cacao Dark Chocolate Bars and Baking Chips. And our newest product - a single ingredient, Natural Organic Cocoa Powder.