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Useful and harmful properties cacao

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.

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How to avoid a hangover

In anticipation of the holidays, we gathered the opinions of three professional mixologist, restaurateur and experienced romance from people about how and what better to drink alcohol.

How would “getting drunk, not to get drunk” – a topic always of interest to everyone, though, and this desire itself is extremely controversial. Tips here there is so much that many just stop listening to them and drinking, not keeping any one of them. Before the New year we decided to look into the matter, interviewing three experts: drinks, food and people’s tricks. Their knowledge, advice and personal experience to help future days.

Advises to combine drinks, homogeneous materials

Advises: don’t drink a lot of sweet and proprietary

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Useful properties cacao

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

How to make hot chocolate from cocoa
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Cocoa benefits and harms
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How to make sorbet (6 recipes).
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