And now let’s get what is the composition of cocoa, what is it all about and where did it come from in our diet, because in the usual latitudes, this culture is not exactly “usual”.
The origin story of cocoa
Cocoa is one of the types of evergreen trees that grow in subtropical climates all over the world. The purpose of the cultivation of this crop, the receipt and use of its seeds, cocoa beans. These beans are then pulverized into powder and they make the drink with great taste and unique quality characteristics. In addition, most of these beans have the cocoa
butter, which is widely used in the confectionery business and cosmetology. The birthplace of cocoa is considered to be America. Moreover, the process of growing most established in South America because of what is often called the birthplace of cocoa, but the roots of the craft yet are drawn to Central America. Based on numerous historical data, the researchers concluded that the first traces of cacao dates back to 1100 BC And, then of securities were not as many seeds as the pulp Continue reading
Even Buddhist monks in ancient times it was recognized healing properties of green tea and used it as a medicine.
In these days’s attention to the useful qualities of the tea plant became manifest after Japan’s first international Symposium on the study of tea, held in August 1991 in Shizuoka Prefecture. Scientists have confirmed that green tea has anti-cancer and antibacterial properties and also helps to slow down the aging process.
The main feature of green tea is a significant content of vitamins A, C and E. Vitamin C it contains 3-4 times more than spinach, vitamin A is about 10
times more than carrots (content per 100g). Besides, when you consider that vitamin C does not lose its properties Continue reading