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. 1921 edition. Excerpt: ... much food or inharmoniously combined foods cause fermentation, constipation, and blood acidity, thereby attracting fatigue and disease, through lowered power of resistance. The noxious toxins and poisons present in the body may be banished almost immediately by diet correction. Study the chapter on foods and apply it to your daily life. Shallow-breathing is practiced almost exclusively by the human race; consequently disease and fatigue are rampant. Scarcely one person in every five hundred reaches the age of forty in perfect physical condition. Pulmonary Diseases Will Die Out When We Learn Correct Breathing Hundreds of thousands of men and women die each year from pulmonary diseases.-The vast majority of these lives could be extended for many years if correct breathing were practiced. Learn thoroughly the different phases of breathing in connection with walking, running and stair-climbing. Then put them into daily practice and the result will amaze and delight you. Make Your Body Worthy of Pride And Carry It As It Deserves Incorrect posture weakens the structure of the body and makes us inefficient. Many of the displacements of women's organs are brought about by slouchy, improper posture. When you hold your body erect, as if it really belonged to you, then you have made a giant stride in the elimination of fatigue and disease. And it is quite simple to learn to eat and breathe correctly, and hold your body in proper position and poise. The lungs extend well up to the collarbones. Our imperfect, old-fashioned method of ordinary breathing does not fully fill the lungs. Consequently many of the lung cells are not used, and disease and lung inefficiency result. Watch how the upper part of the chest fills out when you practice Vitalic...
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