Chocolate in History: Food, Medicine, Medi-Food

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Lippi, Donatella;
(2013)
  • Publisher: MDPI
  • Journal: Nutrients,volume 5,issue 5,pages1,573-1,584 (issn: 2072-6643, eissn: 2072-6643)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3708337, doi: 10.3390/nu5051573
  • Subject: Nutrition. Foods and food supply | TX341-641 | health chocolate | healthy effects of cocoa or chocolate | humoral medicine | flavonoids | hypochondriac melancholy | cardiovascular health | Introduction

Throughout history, chocolate has been used to treat a wide variety of ailments, and in recent years, multiple studies have found that chocolate can have positive health effects, providing evidence to a centuries-long established use; this acknowledgement, however, did ... View more
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