Useful and medicinal properties of cocoa
The history of cocoa
Long before Columbus first set foot on the shores of the New world, the cacao tree was worshipped by the Aztecs and
Mayans. They considered him a source of divine ambrosia had been granted by the God Quetzalcoatl. The consumption of beverages from cocoa was the privilege of the nobility and priests. Cocoa Indians had little in common with modern drink. The Aztecs loved the drink is salty, not sweet and knew different ways of preparing it for fun, for medicinal or ceremonial purposes.
The Aztecs believed a simple beverage made from cocoa is a powerful aphrodisiac and tonic
The Spanish conquerors did not initially tasted of cocoa, but when they learned to cook it it is not salty, and sweet, fully appreciated the amazing “Golden beans”. When Cortez returned to Spain, the bag filled with cocoa beans, Continue reading
Have long been of the opinion that the intake of green tea provides a great help maintaining our health, that’s what this drink is the cure for almost all diseases. But not to be taken as a panacea for various diseases, despite the wide range of useful properties that are present in this product.
Sedative or tonic
There are two opinions regarding whether green tea soothing or invigorating drink. Actually, this unique product combines these two properties, the most important thing, to know about when it is brewed green tea is beginning to show its quality. Just want a refreshing drink, then brew green tea only two minutes. In order for tea to show their sedative qualities, it must be kept in the pot for five minutes. Well, if the tea infuse for a day, periodically pouring in the boiling water, then in this case you are preparing for yourself a real poison.
Very often we serve tea main meal, knowing that Continue reading
Fashionable and new word – smoothies, called creamy whipped and mixed in a blender vegetables, berries, fruit. Smoothies are very healthy, nutritious, it contains a lot of fiber because it is composed of various ingredients. For those who want to lose weight, ideal smoothies from fruits and vegetables. But for a hearty Breakfast in smoothies add honey, milk, cream, yoghurt, nuts. To make smoothie at home is very easy, you need a blender and nothing more. You can
eat it as dessert, but the recipe vegetable smoothie will easily substitute soup or secondly, he is very hearty and delicious, but also rich in vitamins.
At home to make smoothie – firstly you only want whole, ripe and damaged fruits and vegetables, don’t eat green or overripe. Secondly – density and saturation smoothies you can make if you put the ingredients Continue reading