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IACP online: Cacao & Chocolate: Are They Good for You?

International Association of Culinary Professionals Health and Wellness group will feature FCIA member Dr. Lee Theisen on WEDNESDAY, September 29th at noon ET. He will be talking about one of our favorite subjects: chocolate! During "Cacao & Chocolate: Are They Good for You?" guest speaker Dr. Theisen, UCLA lecturer, chocolate festival judge, writer and consultant for the documentary "The Chocolate Road," and cacaophile extraordinaire will guide us through the history, science, and economics of one of the world's most beloved plants. You'll be delighted to know that there are many cardiological, neurological, and other medical benefits in cacao beans! It is a terrific antioxidant and contains many vitamins and minerals. One of its key ingredients even led it to be called “the love drug.” This program will be held on WEDNESDAY, September 29th from noon to 1 p.m. ET. If you would like to register for this program, please contact Lisa Howard at lisa@theculturedcook.com.