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
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