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The Chocolate Therapist: A User's Guide to the Extraordinary Health Benefits of Chocolate


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Beschreibung

Beschreibung

Take advantage of the health benefits of chocolate with this informative guide
Dark chocolate sales are on the rise as people embrace the concept that chocolate can truly be good for them. But how do they know what to eat, how much, and which kinds are the best?
The Chocolate Therapist answers these questions and more. This book has everything a person needs to know to select the best chocolate for health. Both informative and entertaining, it includes alphabetized ailments, each with a chocolate recommendation, followed by supporting research as to how and why it helps the body.
The Chocolate Therapist also includes a collection of chocolate necessities:
* Wine & chocolate pairing section with over 40 wines and three chocolate pairings for each wine.
* Wine aroma and chocolate flavor wheels to help readers discovers new flavors and combinations in both the wines and the chocolates.
* The Chocolate Bible: A unique compilation of websites, chocolate companies, international brands and research sites.
* A"Where Do You Hide Your Chocolate" section, a laugh-out-loud chapter for anyone who has ever hidden a piece of chocolate
* Over 60 alphabetized ailments from Alzheimer's to Weight Loss
The Chocolate Therapist helps readers discover what author Julie Pech has known for years. The only difference between guilt-ridden and guilt-free chocolate enjoyment is simply education, and this book has it all!

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Acknowledgments.
Introduction.
1 The Condensed History of Chocolate.
2 From Cacao Tree to Chocolate Bar.
The Cacao Tree and Where It Grows
Transforming Cacao Pods into the Food of the Gods.
3 Healthy Investigation.
Antioxidants.
Vitamins, Minerals, Fiber, and Protein.
Fats in Chocolate: Good or Bad?
Conflicting Research?
Your Overall Eating Strategy.
4 Selecting the Proper Chocolate.
Cocoa Percentages.
White Chocolate Lovers Take Note.
Wrapper Reading 101.
Organic Chocolate.
Fair Trade Chocolates.
Are Your Assorted Boxed Chocolate Days Over?
Ingredient Dictionary.
Finding Great Chocolate.
The Final Concept.
5 Proper Chocolate Consumption.
Cultivating Your Chocolate Palate.
Bean Flavor Profiles.
6 Chocolate Remedies.
ADD / ADHD.
Allergies.
Alzheimer's Disease.
Andropause (Male Menopause).
Anemia.
Antioxidant Assistance.
Antiwrinkle Assistance.
Anxiety.
Arthritis.
Asthma.
Blood Sugar Control: Hypoglycemia.
Caffeine Withdrawal.
Cancer.
Cataracts.
Cavities.
Chronic Fatigue.
Constipation.
Cough.
Cramps.
Depression.
Diabetes.
Doggy Danger.
Emphysema.
Energy Loss.
Fiber Shortage.
Fibromyalgia.
Flatulence.
Food Cravings.
Going to the Dark Side.
Headache.
Heartbreak.
Heart Disease.
High Blood Pressure/Hypertension.
High Cholesterol.
Hyperglycemia/Hypoglycemia.
Immune Deficiency.
Impotence.
Infertility.
Insomnia.
Lack of Sexual Desire.
Lactose Intolerance.
Life Expectancy.
Macular Degeneration.
Memory Loss.
Menopause.
Mental Performance.
Mood Swings.
Nausea/Speaking in Public.
Osteoporosis.
PMS.
Pregnancy.
Prostate Cancer.
Sassy Kids.
Smoking Cessation.
Sniffles.
Spousal Discord.
Stress.
Stroke.
Sugar Overload.
Vitamin Deficiency.
Weight Gain.
7 Where Do You Hide Your Chocolate?
Hilarious Stories from Chocolate Hiders.
8 Chocolate and Wine Pairing.
Wine and Health News Breaks.
Similarities between Chocolate and Wine.
How to Eat Chocolate Properly.
Selecting the Proper Wineglass.
How to Taste Wine.
Putting It All Together.
Red Wine and Chocolate Pairings.
White Wine and Chocolate Pairings.
Reference Guide.
Wine Shopping Ideas.
Chocolate and Wine Pairing Guidelines.
Wine Information Web Sites.
9 Recipes.
How to Microwave Chocolate.
Appendix A The Chocolate Bible: Everything You Need to Survive.
Appendix B Glycemic Index and Weight Loss Summary.
Appendix C Chocolate Dictionary.
References.
Index.

Portrait

JULIE PECH, CHt, has a degree in psychology and is a certified hypnotherapist. She's also a nutrition educator with over 350 hours of holistic nutrition training. She owns a chocolate shop that produces healthful chocolates with all-natural ingredients including nuts, berries, spices, and organic flavoring oils. Pech speaks up to twenty times a month to various groups about chocolate and health, teaches classes on pairing chocolates with wines and teas, hosts fund-raisers and charity events, and travels on cruise ships as a guest lecturer speaking about chocolate.

Pressestimmen

'This book tells you how to indulge your passion with tips on the health benefits of chocolate.' (Healthy Magazine, September 2010).
'An enjoyable and educational read.' (The Sunday Post, October 2010).
EAN: 9780470613511
ISBN: 0470613513
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: JOHN WILEY & SONS INC
Erscheinungsdatum: September 2010
Seitenanzahl: 275 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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