What is cocoa?
Cocoa – is the name of an evergreen tree of the family Malvaceae, common in the tropics worldwide, and at the same time the name of the seeds of this tree, the resulting powder and the name of the drink made from this powder. Drink cocoa – delicious, nutritious and healthy treat that can replace the morning coffee and is recommended for both adults and children.
The benefits and harms of cocoa
A Cup of cocoa – this is a great morning treat, because it lifts the mood and gives energy for the whole day. The content of caffeine is significantly less than in coffee. It’s pretty high-calorie drink, which is why it is recommended to drink it in the morning. Cheerfulness and upbeat state of mind is ensured by developing a “hormone of joy” – endorphin . Cocoa improves cerebral blood circulation and reduces the pressure due to the high content of flavonoids (plant antioxidants), especially epicatechin . Also flavonoids prevent the development of diabetes and heart disease. Cocoa is rich in magnesium . chrome . iron . potassium . calcium and other trace elements. It helps repair muscles after exercise and strengthen the bones. Another substance contained in the composition of cocoa – melanin – is a natural pigment that protects the skin from harm of ultraviolet radiation. And best of all – cocoa good cheer thanks to a special trace elements: the tryptophan and phenylethylamine . They increase the body’s resistance, endurance, resistance to pain and cause euphoria.
Despite the great benefits of cocoa for the body, it has contraindications. During pregnancy cocoa should drink sparingly or completely abandon it, as it can interfere with the absorption of calcium. In addition, cocoa contains purines, whose concentration in the body should not be exceeded, otherwise it may lead to accumulation in the body of uric acid and salts in the joints. Therefore, it is not recommended for kidney disease and gout. Other contraindications: diabetes, multiple sclerosis, atherosclerosis, diarrhea, diseases of the nervous system. Also cocoa should not drink for children under 3 years of age, people with obesity due to the high caloric content of the product. All others are advised to drink a Cup of delicious cocoa in the morning for a good mood and a charge of vivacity for the whole day.
How to cook cocoa
The most convenient way to cook cocoa, especially in the morning for Breakfast – is mix 2 tea spoons of instant cocoa into hot milk or water. Soluble cocoa is in the form of powder or granules. You can add cocoa, cinnamon, vanilla or nutmeg to make the drink even spicier.
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