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Coffee and cocoa in the children’s menu

Scientists have not come to a conclusion – good or bad this aromatic drink. However, parents have to it’s traditionally cautious attitude. And rightly so.

To date, we have studied less than half of its coffee 2000 different substances. The main one, as in tea, is caffeine. About how this substance can affect the child’s body, we have already spoken. Moreover, the concentration of caffeine in coffee is that can cause an adverse reaction even in the adult.

But the most dangerous substance present in coffee – benzpyrene. This product of incomplete fat oxidation is a proven carcinogen.

But the nutrients in coffee, not so much. this is primarily vitamins a, D and e and minerals such as manganese, iodine, magnesium Continue reading

How to make ice cream at home

It’s summer, it’s time for cold drinks and ice cream. Shops boarded their various varieties and types. You think that ice cream can only buy? No you can’t. You can make ice cream at home !

Of course for special fans have special adaptations «morozhennitsa». But it is quite possible to do without them. We offer 3 delicious and very simple recipe. Hurry to the kitchen to create and cook!

How to make ice cream at home: the 3 most simple recipe

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We will need:

0.5 l cream 33-35%,

1 Bank of condensed milk (380 g),

50 ml of any fruit juice (better fresh of course) or mashed berries (raspberries, strawberries, cranberries, etc.).

Optionally, you can add nuts or chocolate (when you make Continue reading

Cocoa and its useful properties

Cocoa powder – this is the most useful product made from cocoa beans, because it does actually dry concentration of nutrients and very little cocoa butter. You heard right, as strange as it might seem. And before moving on to talk about the benefits of cocoa powder, I want to destroy the myth about the unique benefits of cocoa butter.

What is cocoa butter?

Cocoa butter

Cocoa butter – vegetable fat extracted from cocoa paste by pressing. In turn cocoa paste is a ground nibs the fruit of the cacao tree. Cocoa butter is a fat basis for the production of chocolate and other confectionery products. Cocoa butter has a whitish-yellow color, almost no smell, and at room temperature it is solid and brittle.

There are two types of cocoa butter: natural and deodorized (it is subjected to further processing).

Typically, chocolate production and use deodorized cocoa butter. The deodorization process solves the problem of depersonalization Continue reading

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