In the distant past, the Aztecs became known the price, the usefulness and harm of cocoa. At the time, the fruit seeds of the cacao tree they used instead of money. Of them also made a spicy drink that combines vanilla, maize, hot
pepper, water, salt and cocoa beans. After the Spanish conquistadors conquered Mexico and found large stocks of cocoa, they began to use them instead of money, and one slave equated to one hundred cacao beans.
Cocoa came to us from the Amazon rainforest. The cocoa tree only grows in areas with moist and warm climate. To contain such a tree would require special conditions such as no wind and direct sunlight.
The collected fruits cocoa undergo a complex process of disintegration under the influence of enzymes, and only after that they become familiar to us the color and flavor.
Then the cocoa beans are sorted, cleaned and steamed, and then crushed, using pressing Continue reading
Why ginger helps to lose weight?
The structure of the root of the plant contain substances that improve blood circulation and gives it a sharpness. The result is significantly improved metabolism. If in a scientific way, the processes of metabolism are enhanced with essential oils and active ingredients. Will ginger tea help you to lose weight? Maybe, if you’re strictly follow the recipe and don’t think that it is a panacea. Scheme like – eat a couple of slices of cake, the whole day will lie down on the couch without moving, then I’ll go brew a Cup of ginger tea and will reset once 10 kg is not working, miracles are rare. Everything has to be complex and certain restrictions in food,
and sports, and tea made from ginger root. Then the effect will be quick and noticeable after 1-2 months.
Contraindications when Continue reading
The benefits and harms of green and black tea
The most popular drink in the world – tea. Drink beauty and longevity. And what a variety of species. Classification of tea is characterized by the degree of fermentation (oxidation). Depends on the content of tannins feedstock. Hence the different colors of tea: white, yellow, green, red, black. In this article we will focus on green and black teas. And will try to answer the “eternal” question, what kind of tea is better to drink green or black. For this you should know about them more information.
Green or black tea’s healthier
Not to say that the benefits of green tea more than black. Both drinks have
a number of positive qualities and a number of contraindications.
Green tea helps to rid the body of radioactive elements such as strontium-90. In addition, this drink strengthens the cardiovascular system, lowering the level of cholesterol in the body. Properties of black Continue reading
We all remember from childhood rich chocolate taste and great aroma of this wonderful drink. A Cup of hot cocoa drunk at Breakfast, able to provide a good mood for the whole day. It is worth to find out how to cook cocoa with milk. Powder for the preparation of this drink is made from the seeds of a tree that originally grew in the tropics of South America and later spread around the world. Cultivate this culture began in Central America, where people first used the fruit pulp for the manufacture of alcoholic drink, and then began to prepare beans from the tart spicy drink, which was the progenitor of today’s cocoa, but very different from it in taste and
composition. Beans amazing wood was used not only as food but also as a means of payment instead of money. With the conquest of Mexico by the Spanish, cocoa beans became known to the Europeans and became very popular. Nowadays existing plantations Continue reading