Many people love chocolate, however, try to avoid it because they consider it an unhealthy food. But while many chocolate products are really very high in calories and not good for health, rather, it is due to the presence of large amounts of sugar, and not by the presence of cocoa. Actually, cocoa powder — based chocolate – has a high nutritional value and can bring tangible benefits to health. And unsurpassed taste of chocolate will instantly
improve your mood and health.
Cocoa powder is made from cocoa beans — the fruit of the cacao tree that grows in many tropical countries. The beans are processed into cocoa butter and the remaining “cake” dried and ground — here it is, a fine unsweetened cocoa powder. There are two types of unsweetened powder: natural and Dutch-processed).
Natural cocoa powder, the taste Continue reading
Green tea, like other teas derived from the tea tree ( tea or Camellia sinensis ), which is a plant of the genus Camellia of the Tea. The name “Camellia sinensis” you can make the right conclusion that the first tea Bush was cultivated in China. From there he went to Japan, the Dutch then brought him to the island of Java, the British brought in the Himalayas. After that tea has spread in India, Ceylon (now Sri Lanka), Indonesia, and South America.
The difference between green tea more popular his black “brother” is in the handling of the tea leaves. Let’s talk more about how to make green tea.
Technology of production of green tea
Technology of production of green tea consists of the following stages: fixation (steaming), Curling, drying and sorting.
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One of the unique plants known to man for centuries, is epilobium angustifolium. Hearing this name, not many would guess that we are talking about one of the most known in Russia herbs, used to make a medicinal drink. Meet Ivan-tea – a real storehouse of nature and universal home kit.
That contains willow herb
Nature itself took care of the useful properties of fireweed, and collected in the plant the bulk of the elements of the periodic table. The plant contains iron . titanium . Nickel . copper . manganese . Bor . molybdenum . as well as potassium . calcium . sodium . lithium, etc. as well As bioflavonoids, pectin, tannins.
Vitamin a number of fireweed presented In b vitamins and ascorbic acid. The content of vitamin C, this tea can be considered a record holder, the number of assorbenti up to 400 mg per 100 g, which is several times more than Continue reading