Encyclopedia of Diet; A Treatise on the Food Question ... Explaining, in Plain Language, the Chemistry of Food and the Chemistry of the Human Body, Together with the Art of Uniting These Two Branches of Science in the Process of Volume 4

Encyclopedia of Diet; A Treatise on the Food Question ... Explaining, in Plain Language, the Chemistry of Food and the Chemistry of the Human Body, Together with the Art of Uniting These Two Branches of Science in the Process of Volume 4

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ... boiled onion A baked potato One egg, cooked two minutes, eaten with the potato skins Fresh butter A cup of hot water at the close of the meal DINNBR. Half a cup of wheat bran, cooked Two or three eggs, prepared as for breakfast One extremely ripe banana and a few soaked prunes (A very small, baked white potato may be taken if something salty is desired) A bunch of grapes Just before retiring, eat a small bunch of grapes and drink a cup of hot water. Devote from three to five minutes to exercises which have already been prescribed for the morning. These meals may be varied by changing the vegetables, and now and then substituting for the eggs a portion of fresh fish or a glass of buttermilk. If the quantity of food prescribed does not seem sufficient, it might be slightly increased; however, do not increase it beyond the limits of normal hunger. The best combinations of food, when taken in excess of the bodily needs, undergo a form of decomposition, and become a prolific source of dis-ease. WINTER MENU TUBERCULAR TENDENCY CONSTIPATION--NERVOUSNESS--CATARRH BREAKFAST Two very ripe, red bananas, baked Nuts, cream, raisins Two whipped eggs; sugar; flavor to taste A spoonful of wheat bran LUNCHEON Three fresh eggs, whipped about six minutes, with sugar; pineapple juice added after whipping A small portion of wheat bran, cooked DINNER Celery A tablespoonful of olive-oil One fresh vegetable A potato Whole wheat bread (very little) Buttermilk or gelatin The above menus have been selected and combined so as to counteract constipation, catarrh, nervousness, biliousness, etc. There is no specific remedy in foods for consumption. Foods will aid in curing this dis-ease only through the natural process of building up healthy tissue, and increasing the...show more

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  • Paperback | 36 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236774140
  • 9781236774149