#5. Super foods of the gods
Discover the folk tales and pharmacology of super foods: Hua Jiao (Sichuan peppercorn, artichoke and chocolate).
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:15 Story of Hua Jiao (Sichuan peppercorn)
3:31 Pharmacology of Hua Jiao
6:34 Hua Jiao banned in the US until 2005
7:10 Caution of using Hua Jiao at a big dose
8:57 Quality criteria of Hua Jiao
9:34 Where you can find Hua Jiao (get it here)
10:09 Story of artichokes
12:01 History of using artichokes
13:03 Medicinal effects of artichokes
14:29 Quality criteria of artichokes
15:05 Story of chocolate
19:06 Moral of the the story
19:34 Medicinal effects of chocolate/cacao beans
23:14 How you can get quality chocolate
23:40 One recipe of the cacao beans