Chocolate and health [electronic resource] : chemistry, nutrition and therapy /
edited by Philip K. Wilson, Department of History, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, Tennessee, USA, W. Jeffrey Hurst, Hershey Foods Technical Center, Pennsylvania, USA.
Cambridge, UK : Royal Society of Chemistry, [2015]
xiv, 246 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
1849739129, 9781782622802 (PDF ISBN), 9781849739122
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Cambridge, UK : Royal Society of Chemistry, [2015]
9781782622802 (PDF ISBN)
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contents note
Chocolate in science, nutrition and therapy an historical perspective / Philip K. Wilson -- Sustainable cocoa production : a healthy bean supply / David A. Stuart -- Cacoa chemistry / W. Jeffrey Hurst -- Applications of genomics to the improvement of cacao / Mark J. Guiltinan and Siela N. Maximova -- Nutritional and physiological aspects of chocolate / Michelle A. Briggs, Yujin Lee, Jennifer Fleming, Christina Sponsky and Penny M. Kris-Etherton -- Chocolate, the digestive tract and diabetes / John W. Finley, Gabriella Crespo and Zuyin Li -- Chocolate and cardiovascular health / Gabriela Gutiérrez-Saleán, Eduardo Meaney, Guillermo Ceballos-Reyes, and Francisco Villarreal -- Chocolate and exercise recovery / William R. Lunn and Allyson N. Derosier -- Chocolate, cocoa and women's health / Eleonora Brillo and Gian Carlo Di Renzo -- Chocolate and skin health : effects of dietary cocoa polyphenols / Ulrike Heinrich and Wilhelm Stahl -- Chocolate and dental health / Arman Sadeghpour -- Appendix 1 : Brief historical timeline of the early mentions of chocolate in terms of science, nutrition and medicine -- Appendix 2 : Theobroma cacao's reputed medicinal properties.
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