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The Chocolate Therapist

Aug 27, 2020

Chocolate seems to get a bad rap for "raising cholesterol" and "causing weight gain," among other negative concepts. But once you know the facts about fats and chocolate, you can enjoy a little every day guilt-free, without gaining weight. Author Julie Nygard (The Chocolate Therapist: A User's Guide to the Extraordinary...


Aug 20, 2020

In a study of over 1500 women, a UK chocolate company discovered that 52% of women would choose chocolate over sex. That's powerful stuff! What's going on in the brain when we eat chocolate? Host Julie Nygard, owner of The Chocolate Therapist chocolate shop, reviews the chemistry behind cravings, hormones and the...


Aug 13, 2020

Sending chocolate through the mail could almost be called an art form. You can't just throw it in a box and hope for the best. Chocolate shop owner Julie Nygard (The Chocolate Therapist) shares her shop's four secrets to successful chocolate shipping throughout the year, even in the heat of summer. It's always a good...


Aug 7, 2020

There are 22 national chocolate holidays in each year. Chocolate shop owner Julie Nygard observes the calendar's oddities and oversights in this entertaining podcast, including a gaping 6-week stretch without a holiday, back to back holidays, two-in-one holiday days, the fact that brownies are missing all...