What is cocoa good for?

December 3, 2012
What is cocoa good for?

All of us, when we were little, in kindergarten and at home were watered with cocoa. Some people liked its taste, some didn’t, but we drank it, as adults claimed that it was a very healthy drink. Let's make sure once again and convince others that cocoa is good. What is cocoa good for?

Everyone knows that cocoa beans are a part of cocoa, the beneficial properties of which were well known to the ancient Mexican Aztec tribe. After the Spanish conquistadors arrived in America, the cocoa bean drink gradually spread throughout the world.

Cocoa contains a huge amount of trace elements and vitamins that are beneficial to the body, including the salts of magnesium, phosphorus, calcium, potassium, iron, zinc, fructose and glucose. Cocoa contains alkaloid theobromine - a substance with invigorating properties, but acting softer than caffeine. Theobromine has a great effect on the cardiovascular and respiratory systems of the body, well stimulates the secretion of gastric juice. The drink is recommended for use in case of bronchial asthma, heart disease and weakened secretory activity of the stomach.

Cocoa is a high-calorie product, but it does not contribute to obesity, since after its use there is a feeling of satiety.

Cocoa contains phenylethylamine - a natural antidepressant that improves mood and improves pep. Finding out whether cocoa is useful, scientists have found that the drink is an excellent antioxidant, even better than tea, because it contains flavonoids, elements that protect the body and stimulate the circulatory system.

About the beneficial properties of cocoa have long been known all over the world. It is used not only as a health drink, but also in powder form, adding to pastries, pastries, and chocolate.

Cocoa can be given to children from three years. It is better to use it in the morning or during the day, as a drink drunk at night can disrupt your sleep. Drink cocoa every day, and you will always have a good mood!

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