Long been noted that there is a connection between the nature of man and what he eats. On the scale of entire peoples, with individual culinary traditions, this rule manifests itself most clearly. The nature, as is known, depends on fate. In almost all cultures around the world, there are treatises prescribe what to eat for the love of force, which – for courage, for the best work of the mind. Man has always notices these patterns and tried to systematize them. While our ancestors were guided by only their own observations, modern science also does not deny that the food – not just calories. Some products are known as natural aphrodisiacs.
Others operate calming. Still others raise the spirits. For example, chocolate and bananas contain substances that cause a feeling of joy. Traditionally, these products are eating residents of the equatorial belt – not hence resilient Southern temperament? (Interesting fact: according to recent polls, the largest number of fully satisfied with their lives people are living in Colombia – the country is not rich and not very bright.) Some of the nation left a significant mark in the world history, have created a great culture, spread their influence far beyond their native lands. Others, conversely, were just passive observers, and could not resist a stronger and more aggressive neighbors. Some researchers argue that the reason for this – not in a climate in which they dropped out to live. Indeed, quite unlike, for example, the historical fate of the inhabitants of cold Norway and Eskimos of .