Today, chocolate is still more eating than drinking. Although three hundred years ago the English aristocrats, people are young hot drink in “chocolate houses”, would consider the idea that “chocolatl”
ever will sell in packs of foil, ridiculous.
Only in 1819, Swiss Francois Louis Cailler produced the
first chocolate bar by pressing cocoa powder. After that, a favorite treat was actually “mobile”, and they began to enjoy where I want when I want without much effort. However, a Cup of hot chocolate as it was, still is and remains the epitome of comfort.
Its origin chocolate obliged most ancient civilizations of the Olmec, born three and a half thousand years ago in South America. Disappeared, the Olmecs left us very familiar with the word cacao ( kah kow ), which they called the trees, 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
Many people love the cocoa for its extraordinary flavor and a delicate froth. Received by the body from cocoa the benefits and harms are determined by the amount of consumed product. If you abuse this drink, the active substances in its composition, can have harmful or even dangerous effects on the body. In addition, has a value of product type, as cocoa industrial production is grown with the use of various fertilizers, and live cocoa is collected and
processed manually, so it is more valuable for the body.
The beneficial properties of cocoa
1. Drinking a Cup of cocoa in the morning, you can immediately notice that the mood is increased. This is due to the presence in the beverage natural antidepressant — phenylethylamine. Caffeine in cocoa a bit, but it is capable of charging the body with energy for a long time. A high content of calories in this product provides excellent saturation.
2. Chocolate drink contains melanin, this pigment protects the skin from harmful UV rays. This 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
White tea is not as common and are known as, for example, black or green. But after learning about its health benefits, you’ll want to try this wonderful drink. White tea is produced from the plant Camellia Sinensis, however, as well as green and black. Once incredibly expensive and valuable tea could afford only to Royal family. Today tea is available to almost everyone, although the price is slightly higher than other “tea” representatives.
White tea is traditionally grown in the region of Fujian, China. The leaves of white tea are different in accordance with the tea varieties. There are numerous varieties of tea that can be simply divided into two categories:
Chinese white tea and white tea from other regions.
The benefits of white tea for health
The beneficial properties of white tea have been known since the Ming dynasty (about 1400). It is made from immature tea leaves. The reason Continue reading