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Eating to Live; With Some Advice to the Gouty, the Rheumatic, and the Diabetic; A Book for Everybody (Paperback) Loot Price: R386 Discovery Miles 3 860
Eating to Live; With Some Advice to the Gouty, the Rheumatic, and the Diabetic; A Book for Everybody (Paperback): John Janvier...
Eating to Live; With Some Advice to the Gouty, the Rheumatic, and the Diabetic; A Book for Everybody (Paperback): John Janvier...

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Eating to Live; With Some Advice to the Gouty, the Rheumatic, and the Diabetic; A Book for Everybody (Paperback)

John Janvier Black

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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. 1906 edition. Excerpt: ...of service to the neurasthenics. The grapes must be thoroughly ripe and of the best quality. Sour grapes are said to have the opposite effect. " The fathers have eaten sour grapes, and the children's teeth are set on edge." The various pathogenic and other germs of the alimentary canal are said not to thrive at all in fruit juices, and this is given as the secret of the success of the various fruit cures. There is another way to look at it. Those who take these cures are generally high-livers, and are from the Carlsbad people, and the fruit cure to them is semistarva-tion, and semistarvation to them is just what they need for restoration to health. A course at Carlsbad is about one and the same thing with the grape cure. SPECIAL FRUITS. The Apple.--Chemically the apple is composed of vegetable fibre, albumin, sugar, gum, chlorophyll, malic acid, gallic acid, lime, and much water. It also contains more phosphorus than any of the other fruits or vegetables. This is useful in forming the nervous matter of the brain and spinal cord and the general nervous system. What I have said of fruits in general will apply to apples and all fruits to follow, and I wish merely to call attention to the best of the species for all purposes, and especially for purposes of diet for the sick and for the well. The apple grows in most of the States of the Union, and is generally distributed over the world. Some varieties, of course, are better in some districts than in others, and some are known only in certain localities. Some of the handsomest apples are now coming from the Rocky-Mountain States and from the Pacific States. While beautiful to look at and many of them with good flavor, in the latter respect they are far behind the old varieties grown in the...

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Imprint: Theclassics.Us
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2013
First published: September 2013
Authors: John Janvier Black
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 80
ISBN-13: 978-1-230-26105-8
Barcode: 9781230261058
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-230-26105-2

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