How is Cocoa Processed? By Ashley Reaver, MS, RD, CSSD

Do you know how that delicious chocolate gets into your cabinet? You may be surprised to know that chocolate actually tastes nothing like the plant it originally comes from, the cacao tree. In this blog, we’ll walk you through how … Read More

Why Masters Athletes Need More Protein, by Katie Elliott, MS, RD

Introduction For those of you who don’t race triathlon, it is true that amateur triathletes have to wear their age on the back of their calf. Some 40+ athletes cringe at the thought of divulging their years on earth, but … Read More

Flavonoid and Flavanols. What are they? What do they do? Why you need them? By Ashley Reaver, MS, RD, CSSD

What makes chocolate a beneficial ingredient for health and performance? It is a flavonoid, and specifically, its flavanol content provides. If you’ve never heard of this before, you aren’t alone. In this blog, we’ll dive into what flavonoids are, what … Read More

Coming Back from Injury, by Brandon Hudgins

Injuries happen. It is unfortunately part of sports and exercising. It doesn’t matter how much preparation you do; sometimes accidents or injuries just happen. Whether you are a hobby jogger, gym rat, weekend warrior, or professional, at some point in … Read More

Seven ways to get the most out of your groceries, by Ashley Reaver, MS, RD, CSSD

For many people, grocery shopping is not something that they look forward to each week. It takes time and cost money to not only go to the store, but then to prepare the food once you get it back home, … Read More

How to use Cocoa Elite’s Products as a Meal Replacement, by Ashley Reaver, MS, RD, CSSD

Cocoa Elite is the ideal recovery shake for athletes post-workout because it contains both the carbohydrates and the protein that our muscles need to start the recovery process. Unlike many other protein supplements on the market, the carbohydrate is real … Read More