Chocolate as medicine. Learning about the natural traditional remedies in Guatemala's rich Mayan culture was enlightening and essential to understand the perception of health and wellness. Interestingly, such beliefs involve the medicinal use of cacao. Watching the chocolate process, one can see and feel the healing power of chocolate that is carefully and thoughtfully prepared from roasted cacao beans, cinnamon and various other spices.
Photo Credit: Emily Buongiorno, submitted to the 2017 CGH Global Health Photography Contest