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Author Archives: Terri Klein

The Chocolate Way to Losing Weight

There is something that feels sort of scandalous and National Enquirer about reporting that eating chocolate has been linked to weight loss, but there’s research there that – if it doesn’t exactly prove it – at least provides some food...

Out, Damned Spot!

I love chocolate at all times of day, in just about every form. I love the idea of it, the smell of it, just the thought of it! The only thing I don’t adore about chocolate is the stains that it invariably leaves behind on my clothes, my tablecloth,...

Chocolate Brewski!

My love for chocolate is followed closely by my affinity for red wine, and when I’m in the mood for bubbles I go for champagne – chocolate goes great with both! But I do have some near and dear to me with tastes that diverge from my own...

Finally, Proof Positive that Chocolate is Brain Food

In a study that is certain to have chocoholics worldwide convinced that eating chocolate is tied to brain power, researchers from the Wellcome Trust and the Kings College of London recently reported in the New England Journal of Medicine that...

Chocolate and Headaches … the Great Debate

A headache can be one of life’s great miseries. Those of us who get them infrequently, and whose symptoms are easily chased by a couple of over-the-counter pain relievers, have no idea what our peers who regularly suffer from migraines or...

Mom always said to eat my vegetables … if only she had meant Chocolate!

For all of the studies that cheer the spirits of chocolate lovers about the various health benefits of chocolate, there are very few that have come out and made this most obvious point: chocolate comes from a plant. It’s for that very reason...

Arriba Chocolate – Part of Ecuador’s Cultural Heritage

I recently travelled to Ecuador for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see the Galapagos Islands. While I was there I spent an enormous amount of time learning about the remarkable efforts going into the conservation and protection of all of...

There’s an App for that….

I don’t know about you, but when I picture the long road that chocolate takes from the fields to my favorite gourmet store, an iPhone just doesn’t come into play. But my romantic visions of craftsmen slowly stirring and ladling steaming...

Want to Maximize your Fitness Routine? Eat Chocolate!

  Seems like every day there’s a new medical study bound and determined to depress us, telling us that our favorite things are making us sick, shortening our lives, making our hair fall out. So when researchers announced that eating...

Chocolate-Themed Vacations? Take me Away!

In my never-ending quest to infuse every possible aspect of my life with chocolate, I have discovered what must truly be the epitome of combining the best of all possible things – vacations that are scheduled around all things chocolate. ...