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Chocolate

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Chocolate

A Healthy Passion

By Shara Aaron; Monica Bearden

Prometheus Books, Hardcover, 9781591026532, 213pp.

Publication Date: September 23, 2008

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Description
The world loves chocolate and chances are you do too. This enjoyable book, written by two leading dieticians, will serve to deepen your love and also your understanding of chocolate. The authors help you explore some surprising applications of chocolate to your life: from its sensory pleasures to its role in emotional and physical wellness.
With luscious photography and enticing recipes, this delightful, even mouthwatering, book will bring your appreciation for this gift of Mother Nature to a new level.


About the Author
Shara Aaron, MS, RD (Yardley, PA), has contributed many health-related articles to Family Circle, Parents, American Baby, and Fitness, among other publications. She is the co-owner of NutCom Nutrition Communications, an advisory board member of American Baby, and the communications chair and editor of the New Jersey Dietetic Association Newsletter. She has acted as a corporate spokesperson to discuss the health benefits of cocoa. Monica Bearden, RD (Tomball, TX), has published frequently on the cardiovascular health benefits of chocolate. She is the co-owner of NutCom Nutrition Communications and a nutrition consultant for the YMCA. She has worked as a nutrition scientist for a major chocolate manufacturer. Bearden helped manage the early research that showed cocoa to have health benefits and was a company spokesperson to discuss the health benefits of cocoa. She has published numerous papers and has given numerous presentations on the subject of cocoa and health.
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