Vitamins

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

The healing properties of tea

As a cure for many diseases tea since ancient years honor in India and Greece, Turkey and Italy, in China and Russia. Tea in every corner of the globe treats ailments, quenches thirst and relieves fatigue, warms from cold and saves you from the scorching heat.

In ancient times, young tea leaves may have been used as food, and old fleshy leaves as a medicinal product.

Therefore, in many ancient books written specifically medicinal value of tea. About tea says that it has a therapeutic nature, adds to a man’s mind, gives you the ability to sleep less, which makes it easy the body and clears the eyes.

Modern science has fully confirmed the statements of ancient healers that tea eliminates the harm of wine. Strengthens the stomach and sexual ability in people with cold nature, tea thins and crushes matter, opens up, brings the matter before ripening, while acting gently, without poignancy and sharpness, causes Continue reading

Prepare smoothies at home

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

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