In 1828 Johann Conrad van Houten, a Dutch chemist, decided to press cocoa powder the excess oil, resulting in the cocoa powder has become more friable and easily soluble in milk or water. Thus there was powder to prepare the drink we know as cocoa. Taste and smell we remember so well from childhood.
100 gr. cocoa powder contains 400 Calories, so cocoa is considered a high-calorie product. To get energy for the whole day, you must drink it in the morning.
The composition of the cocoa bean contains about 300 substances that have
different effects on the human body. Cocoa improves a person’s mood due to the production of serotonin, the hormone of happiness, and thanks to the caffeine increases the power efficiency.
The harm due to the caffeine content. In cocoa contains about 0.2% Continue reading
Millions of people around the world start their day with a Cup of coffee. This drink will captivate their aroma, taste and rich color. For decades scientists interested in the benefits and harms of coffee. But this account is still there.
Coffee benefits and harms
Those who love coffee, claim that this drink is not harmful, but rather beneficial to the body. Indeed, from coffee improves mood and performance,
as the drink stimulates the brain and improves circulation. In addition, coffee is able to deal with muscle and headaches.
Many are interested in coffee lowers or increases the pressure? And here opinions are divided. On the one hand, this drink is used to increase pressure in hypotensive patients. However, some scientists say machigonne property coffee, and this means that the pressure may be reduced. Continue reading
For the manufacture adored by all, especially the weak half of humanity, chocolate using cocoa beans. Their homeland is Mexico, where the Aztecs enjoyed a wonderful drink that is very refreshing, gives energy and strength. But when you hear about the beneficial properties of cocoa, in mind there are NO cocoa beans, and cocoa powder derived from soy beans. It is rich in fiber. organic fatty acids, proteins, saturated fatty acids, as well as sugar, starch, b vitamins, vitamins a, PP (nicotinic acid), E. The trace elements included in the composition powder: zinc, copper, potassium, magnesium, iron, calcium, phosphorus, fluorine, chlorine, sulfur (sulphur), molybdenum.
In 100 grams of cocoa powder contains 280 — 290 calories, so it is better to refuse those who struggle with being overweight. But those engaged in vigorous activity, it is better not to forget. Only a small portion of cocoa can provide you a feeling of satiety. Also cocoa is useful for teenagers and children. That’s why in products for children it is often Continue reading