Cocoa beans has long been called the food of the gods. Modern consumers may wonder about so enthusiastic epithet. Because they are used mainly for the production of chocolate and other sweets with an equally high level of processing. Unfortunately, such products are not even part of the properties of natural, raw cocoa beans.
Studies show that people who are even ready chocolate, live on average a year longer. So you can imagine what benefit gives the consumption of this cocoa in its original form.
Origin cocoa beans – the fruit of a small tree that grows in the tropical forests of Central and South America. Nowadays they can be found in other parts of the world, Continue reading
In the first weeks and months postpartum the diet of newly-mom may seem for her this hunger strike! Appetite due to breastfeeding and the recent heavy physical work (in childbirth, lost a lot of energy and resources of the body) erupted just brutal, and the menu consists only of a specific list of acceptable products. Moreover, sweet now you just want unrealistic, but if you’re a coffee-lover, forced to give up their favorite beverage will be an
In this situation, the nursing mother can remember about cocoa: old, forgotten, kind, and banned all sorts of desserts and coffee is apparently the largest of all sorts of Goodies available in the world. But can I drink cocoa when breastfeeding or consume it with food?
Why not cocoa during breastfeeding?
In recommendations to the drafting menu nursing mom always served a list of foods that Continue reading
Do you drink green tea every day? Then look at the kinds of tea. Currently the number of manufactured varieties of tea already exceeded a thousand.
By type of processing, there are three main categories of tea:
The tea is fermented (red).
Tea is half-fermented (black). Black and red teas are most common and we collectively are referred to as black tea.
Tea unfermented (green and white). Green tea is most popular in our country. White tea is tea with added fragrant flowers (only additives!)
If so then you probably know that green tea weight nutrients, beneficial effect on the body. Scientists say that tea, especially green, is a good means to prevent radiation from radiation sickness. Also green tea is useful for those who are prone to atherosclerosis, as it promotes the breakdown of cholesterol in the blood. Continue reading