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Chocolate as medicine : a quest over the centuries

Author: Philip K Wilson; W Jeffrey Hurst
Publisher: Cambridge, UK : RSC Pub., ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book, for the first time, describes the topic of chocolate as medicine from a historical perspective but also explores the benefits of cocoa, its positive health effects and the myths around why  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Geschiedenis (vorm)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip K Wilson; W Jeffrey Hurst
ISBN: 9781849734110 1849734119
OCLC Number: 785866967
Description: xx, 213 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
Contents: Chocolate as medicine : an introduction --
Chocolate as medicine : seeking evidence throughout history --
Chocolate and healing in pre-Columbian Mesoamerican culture --
Cacao transported to Europe as medicine --
Expanding chocolate's use as medicine --
Chocolate and nutritional health : industrial era through WWII --
Modern chocolate science and human heath --
Epilogue: prognosticating chocolate's future as medicine --
Appendixes.
Responsibility: Philip K. Wilson, W. Jeffrey Hurst.

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"The title alone of Chocolate in Medicine, a Quest over the Centuries by P.K. Wilson and W.J. Hurst would make it irresistible and it is indeed immensely readable." "chocolate is clearly an important Read more...

 
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