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The Recovery of Health; With a Chapter on the Salisbury Treatment, with Recipes (Paperback) Loot Price: R370 Discovery Miles 3 700
The Recovery of Health; With a Chapter on the Salisbury Treatment, with Recipes (Paperback): Archibald Keightley
The Recovery of Health; With a Chapter on the Salisbury Treatment, with Recipes (Paperback): Archibald Keightley

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The Recovery of Health; With a Chapter on the Salisbury Treatment, with Recipes (Paperback)

Archibald Keightley

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1906. Excerpt: ... proper dissolution of matters intended to be excreted by the kidneys is of great importance. Materials which should be excreted in this way, if imperfectly dissolved--or if dissolved in too large quantity--may give rise to what is known as gravel. Gravel.--Granted the presence of some irritant focus, the same condition may lead to the formation of various forms of "stone," anywhere along the length of the urinary passages, but particularly in the bladder and in the immediate neighbourhood of the kidneys. This imperfect dissolution may be the fault of the liver, or of one or more of the organs of the alimentary canal. Phosphatic and nitrogenous wastes.--As the nitrogenous and phosphatic wastes are those which are chiefly excreted by the kidneys, it becomes of importance to see that these wastes are so formed that they pass readily in solution through the kidneys, out of the body. Quality and proportion of food.--This result may be obtained by the proper preparation of the various food-stuffs, and by strict supervision of their quantity in relation to each other; also by securing the proper activity of the organs of digestion, so that the blood which contains the food, together with the nitrogenous wastes from the liver, the muscles and other organs of the body, may contain these in a state of complete solution and in no immoderate quantity, before this blood reaches the kidneys. The chief point to remember in this connection is this: --It is not so much the quantity of nitrogenous matter consumed which is liable to create trouble, as the quality of that food and the proportion in which it is digested or thrown to waste. The proportion thrown to waste depends upon the method of its preparation and upon its admixture with other foods, the digestion or ferment...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Archibald Keightley
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 70
ISBN-13: 978-1-4589-8209-4
Barcode: 9781458982094
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LSN: 1-4589-8209-2

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