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Cocoa composition

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

5 recipes milkshakes sea buckthorn

Unique useful properties of sea buckthorn in combination with real milk and fruit will bring You not only pleasure from tasty drink, but will have a positive impact on overall health. In the form of milk shakes is very easy to give Seabuckthorn children, who often don’t want to eat fresh berry. The cocktails can be a good family tradition. For readers of sea Buckthorn we offer 5 delicious and healthy recipes milkshakes and drinks with sea buckthorn.

Milkshake with sea-buckthorn berries and ice cream

You will need:

300 grams of sea buckthorn

300 grams of ice cream without additives

500 ml milk (3.2% fat content

First wash with sea buckthorn running water, then mash the berries through a sieve. Pour the resulting sea-buckthorn juice, high capacity Continue reading

Sodas – harm or benefit

The main types of carbonated soft drinks, the technology of their production. Filtration and sterilization declareroles water. Technology carbonated beverages and mixing of ingredients. The alternative use of Coca-Cola. The influence of drinks on health.

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The concept and history of soft drinks in the world and in Russia, his analysis of the modern variety, varieties: iced tea, juice, mineral water and sodas. The composition of energy drinks. Technology of production of fruit drinks.

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Classification and characteristics of non-alcoholic carbonated beverages, raw materials for their production. Getting juice concentrates, tinctures and plant extracts, concentrates, aromatic emulsions. Methods of obtaining blended syrup.

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Chemical composition and nutritional value of the tea and herbal beverages. Packaging, labeling, storage and transportation of tea drinks. Market segmentation by price and distribution channels. Improvement Continue reading

7 warming drinks for the whole family
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Green tea benefit or bred
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Cocoa drink for weight loss
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…

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