most people will experience improved energy and mood with the first use, but the real benefits of holistic health are realized with a consistent daily routine (1x-2x servings daily). over the course of 4 weeks, balance is simultaneously strengthened in multiple systems, generating holistic momentum. the longer you maintain lowered levels of reactive processes like stress and inflammation, the better your mind-body allocates resources towards reparative, proactive and performance processes. nutrient absorption improves, cortisol levels improve, energy and endurance improve, neurogenesis and neuroplasticity improve, circadian rhythm (sleep & wake cycle) improves, immune system intelligence strengthens and more. while the acute benefits of the adaptive cacao offer some quick benefits, a consistent routine helps improve baseline levels of health and wellness across the board.