Phillip Minton M.D.

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Chocolate the Love Potion

In chocolate, food and sex on May 31, 2011 at 11:10 pm

How do we let the object of our affection know we care? The universal time-honored way has been to send flowers, or chocolates, or both. Evidently, stalkers know this as well. I am sure that there are many benefits to being a celebrity, but attracting the unwanted attention, and affection, of stalkers is not one of them. A recent CNN article describes how Lindsay Lohan was recently wooed with chocolate after dozens of reportedly strange text messages failed to do the trick. Unfortunately, the texts and chocolates resulted in an unrequited love, since Lindsay showed no romantic interest in her stalker. This brings up an interesting topic, though. Why is it that chocolate is the universal message of love and affection? As it turns out, there are some very good scientific reasons. Keep reading…


Chocolate, Healthfood of the Gods, a new book by Phillip Minton, M.D.

In cardiovascular, dementia, diabetes, food and sex, low carb diet on May 25, 2011 at 7:00 pm

I’m very excited to announce that my new book Chocolate, Healthfood of the Gods is going to be released early June, 2011. Let me introduce this labor of love.

The title of my book, Chocolate, Health Food of the Gods is taken from the Greek name for chocolate which can roughly be translated as “God’s food”, “the divine food”, “food for the gods”, or “food of the gods”. Any way you translate it, the meaning is clear: this foodstuff chocolate is special. Really special and valuable to our health and our taste buds. Keep reading…