The Calm Bite - Functional chocolate for stress and anxiety
Pickup available at 28 Montague Drive
Usually ready in 24 hours
Be more chill, calm and composed with The Calm Bite - delicious dark chocolate with L-theanine and Sceletium. It's the natural tasty way to deal with the day and it's good from ages 1 to 100. Plus it won't make you drowsy.
If it's screaming kids or screaming bosses, being stuck in traffic or stuck in a meeting that could have been an email, Karen still on mute and Chad won't shut up, we could all do with a little more Calm. And if it comes in a bite sized delicious chocolate, that much better!
What's in it?
- L-theanine (250mg)
- Sceletium Extract 100:1 (3g)
- Dark Chocolate (71%)
Does it work?
- L-theanine is a natural green tea extract that promotes calmer thoughts and eases anxiety.
- Sceletium promotes seratonin which is the feel good hormone. Used for centuries by the San people who called it kougoed (chew stuff), they even used sceletium to calm their children. Fortunately we don't need to chew on a plant to get our dose of sceletium, we get it in delicious chocolate. Sceletium reduces feelings of anxiety, depression and even hunger and thirst, while improving cognition. A study on sceletium showed sceletium works for enhancing positive mood and cognitive function, reducing stress, and inducing calm without sedative effects, and, very importantly, without inducing dependency.
- Cocoa mitigates the effects of anxiety on people. A recent study  showed that cocoa lowered blood pressure, which can help you feel more relaxed. The theobromine in dark chocolate can also help focus.
The nerdy stuff
 Hooper L, Kay C, Abdelhamid A, et al. (2012) Effects of chocolate, cocoa, and flavan-3-ols on cardiovascular health: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized trials. Am J Clin Nutrition, 95(3):740-751. https://academic.oup.com/ajcn/article/95/3/740/4576702