About the benefits of cocoa known by the American Indians long before Columbus. From the fruit of the cocoa made the drink chocolatl, which means “bitter water”. The Indians cocoa was considered a sacred plant, given to them by the gods. Europeans discovered cocoa in the first half of the XVI century.
First cocoa was in Spain, then it known in France. At first, the American beverage drank only members of Royal families, and only in the XVIII century it became widespread. Cacao was first cultivated in Africa. In Russia, the chocolate began to produce in the nineteenth century.
It should be noted the high value of cocoa as a product. Cocoa is a source of folic acid, iron, potassium and zinc. In addition, cocoa powder contains caffeine, theophylline and theobromine, which are excellent tonics. Cocoa also is included in the meal Kremlin diet. This diet is based on restricting Continue reading
Unique white tea. Grown on APR Pahari, at an altitude of 2500 meters above sea level. His barely-opened leaves covered with soft white hairs. White tea has a very strict procedure of collection and processing. It is believed that collect white tea only in the morning, from 5 to 9 hours. The tea pickers have no right to eat spices, garlic, onions, alcohol, and other strong-smelling compounds, not to spoil the aroma of the tea leaves. Tea is taken exclusively top, only opened 1 or 2 leaves. The main difference
between white tea from other varieties is that by drying the leaves do not curl, and slightly curved. Real experts prefer this tea, because the fermentation takes place naturally without the use of machine technologies.
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Green tea was known in ancient China. Green tea as a cure 100 diseases and health elixir. Its good properties are legendary. It is, and has scientifically been proven.
The benefits of green tea
The benefits of green tea is due to the incredible amount of the contained nutrients.
This amazing tea contains almost all groups of different vitamins. about 500 of macro – and micronutrients (magnesium, zinc, phosphorous, etc., around 450 kinds of organic compounds.
Green tea contains caffeine, which causes alertness and increased energy. But caffeine is in pure form and in the associated. Called theine, which operates more smoothly and a long and excreted from the body faster than the pure alkaloid is caffeine.
The composition of green tea consists of catechins – a group of related Continue reading