This drink will raise the mood in bad weather and make you forget about problems and worries. It is believed that he will grant wisdom and calm and is a source of inner strength. With him your words and ideas are transformed into action, the mind becomes clear, and emotions shape the new shades. And it’s not all that capable cacao is a true drink of the gods.
Learn what is the difference between cocoa and hot chocolate. what cocoa to buy a home and what is so useful cocoa butter.
What is cocoa?
Cocoa is the powder or tiles made from roasted beans extracted from the fruit of the tree Theobroma Cacao. 1 500 years BC, Indians of Central America – the Olmecs – first made thick spicy drink is dark brown. They “domesticated” the cocoa tree and gave the drink its name “kakawa”. In Europe, the cocoa dubbed the “food of the gods”.
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What hides cocoa? The study of harmful and beneficial properties
What do You associate with cocoa? Probably with something warm and cozy, fluffy blanket with rustling rain on the Windows, with a good book or conversation in souls. This is the taste of childhood, familiar to each of us. However, few people think about the fact that this product can bring both benefit and harm.
In cocoa the benefits and harms? – this question for many years, scientists around the world. Hard to say with certainty outweighs whether one scales with the arguments “for” and “against”. About the pros and cons of flavored drink can be judged on the basis of active substances in its composition, and the quantity that can be consumed at a time. Simply put, if you abuse
this product, all the nutrient properties would be extremely dangerous to health.
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Familiar and favorite flavored drink cocoa not enough at all. With such a forecast made by experts of the International cocoa organization.
For the second season in a row of dry weather in côte d’’ivoire and Ghana, the main suppliers of cocoa beans, causing substantial damage to the crop. Because of this, the cost of chocolate and other food products will
increase in price.
And while the analysts are just beginning to come true, Aifa take a look at how useful the cocoa beans and how they are best used.
Drink and eat
The cocoa bean contains large amounts of valuable substances (a total of about 300 different substances). The most important are: anandamide, arginine, dopamine (a neurotransmitter), epicatechin (antioxidant), histamine, magnesium, serotonin (neurotransmitter), tryptophan, phenylethylamine, a polyphenol (antioxidant), tyramine and salsolinol.
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