Cocoa is not only aromatic and pleasant taste, it is also very useful. It contained the alkaloid theobromine has a tonic effect, but softer than the other well — known alkaloid, caffeine, and so cocoa can be recommended to those who, for whatever reason, coffee is contraindicated. Theobromine has little effect on the nervous system and on the cardiovascular and respiratory systems. So cocoa is very useful in diseases such as asthma. It is also believed
that all cocoa products protect teeth from the harmful effects of sugar.
Modern scientists have discovered that the drink cocoa normalizes the level of cholesterol in the body, supports the normal function of blood, helps to heal wounds. According to the observations of doctors, a Cup of hot cocoa useful in angina and migraines.
American researchers have found an interesting fact: despite the fact that cocoa is more nutritious than tea or coffee, it does not lead to obesity. The fact that even a small portion of cocoa causes a feeling of fullness, therefore, Continue reading
Anyway, and the chocolate tasted each of us. There he is what is on the shelves! In large and small tiles, bitter, milky, white, porous and solid. In short, if the usual chocolate – this is normal, sorry for the tautology, the phenomenon, here’s some hot chocolate for us almost exotic. Kind of saw this in the menu of the urban coffee shop, so
what? And the only salt that this wonderful drink (he really is such a warming, soft taste, creates a cozy atmosphere in any location) can be cooked at home. In short, up and at ‘ em!
Memory improves, banishes depression
From time to time hot chocolate was considered a beverage “healing” — will help against colds, distemper, he was even viewed as an aphrodisiac.
I don’t know about the latter, but the fact that this Continue reading
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