Royal drink can I drink cocoa Woman’s Day
Royal drink: why drink cocoa?
Cocoa, along with coffee and tea, is one of the most popular everyday beverage in many countries. And it is not only a pleasant aroma and sogrevayet taste, but also in the beneficial properties, the number of which cocoa is not inferior to any coffee or even green tea.
Cocoa, along with coffee and tea, is one of the most popular everyday beverage in many countries. And it is not only pleasant aroma and taste, but also in the beneficial properties, the number of which cocoa is not inferior to any coffee or even green tea.
Contained in cocoa powder tonic substance – theobromine – is valid very refreshing, but, however, it is somewhat softer than the other known alkaloid is caffeine. So cocoa can be recommended to those who, for whatever reason, coffee is contraindicated. Theobromine has little effect on the nervous and active on the cardiovascular and respiratory systems. So cocoa is very useful in some diseases, for example bronchial asthma. It is also believed that all cocoa products protect teeth from the harmful effects of sugar.
Cocoa is also rich in protein (12,9 %), fatty acids that are part of the cocoa butter, normalize the level of cholesterol in the blood. There is so much fiber and vitamins, especially folic acid (vitamin B9). Diverse and mineral composition: in a few elements of cocoa powder is the record, but by the content of iron and zinc, it can be called a leader among products.
American researchers have found an interesting fact: despite the fact that cocoa is more nutritious than tea or coffee, it does not lead to obesity. The fact that even a small portion of cocoa causes a feeling of fullness, therefore, people do not overeat.
Cocoa and chocolate are also useful in active mental or physical work, many call them wonderful antidepressants.
Drink to drink large wide cups with thick walls. It is believed that this way you can highly enjoy the taste and aroma of cocoa. It is best to combine cocoa with biscuits or not very sweet cookies. Morning and afternoon – for cheerfulness, cool of the evening (but not before bed!) – to set the mood.