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Chocolate: Drug, Food, or Preventive Medicine?

Discusses various historical uses of chocolate. Identifies chocolate’s nutritive and nonnutritive properties. Outlines current knowledge on potential health benefits related to polyphenols and other components in chocolate. Describes what may underlie “chocolate craving” and distinguish between craving and addiction. Advises patients regarding chocolate consumption and ways to reduce consumption, if appropriate.
$25.00

Learning Objectives

 

  1. Discuss various historical uses of chocolate.
  2. Identify chocolate’s nutritive and nonnutritive properties.
  3. Outline current knowledge on potential health benefits related to polyphenols and other components in chocolate.
  4. Describe what may underlie “chocolate craving” and distinguish between craving and addiction.
  5. Advise patients regarding chocolate consumption and ways to reduce consumption, if appropriate.
Products specifications
Instructor B. Sternberg, Ph.D.
Instructor A. St. Charles, Ph.D., R.D., L.D.N.
Contact Hours: 3
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