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How Nature Cures; Comprising a New System of Hygiene Also the Natural Food of Man a Statement of the Principal Arguments Against the Use of Bread, Cereals, Pulses, Potatoes, and All Other Starch Foods (Paperback) Loot Price: R514
Discovery Miles 5 140
How Nature Cures; Comprising a New System of Hygiene Also the Natural Food of Man a Statement of the Principal Arguments...

How Nature Cures; Comprising a New System of Hygiene Also the Natural Food of Man a Statement of the Principal Arguments Against the Use of Bread, Cereals, Pulses, Potatoes, and All Other Starch Foods (Paperback)

Emmet Densmore

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1892. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... DE LACY EVANS AND PROF. GUBLER. 391 It is also shown that Dr. De Lacy Evans, a wellknown London physician and author, in his scholarly, scientific, and most valuable work entitled ' How to Prolong Life," sets forth most elaborate and confirmatory proofs of Mr. Rowbotham's contention, and demonstrates two points: first, that bread and cereal foods are best calculated to bring on premature decrepitude; and second, that fruit is the best of foods for the prevention of ossification of the joints and tissues and degeneration of the arteries, and consequent decrepitude and death. While it is not improbable that the writings and discoveries of Mr. Rowbotham influenced the subsequent work of Dr. Evans, there is no indication of the investigations of these gentlemen having influenced the conclusions and suggestions of Prof. Gubler, of Paris. Indeed, there is internal evidence that this authority arrives at his conclusions from entirely independent sources; and while his work unconsciously offers the strongest confirmation of the contentions of Mr. Rowbotham and Dr. Evans, he is confirmed by the investigations of Drs. LeBlanc, Vibert, and Raymond. Again, another physician, and once more in a foreign country, Germany, after having enthusiastically adopted a vegetarian diet for some years, is horrified to discover that his arteries are showing signs of cretaceous degeneration, and with natural solicitude he addresses himself to the solution of the phenomenon. He tells us that he quite accidentally found the explanation in a work of Dr. Monin, of Paris, who, in his turn, had had his attention called to the explanation of atheroma by Professor Gubler. So it is seen that physicians in England, France, and Germany, quite unconscious of each other's work, have independently arri...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: Emmet Densmore
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 7mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 130
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-35048-1
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-150-35048-2
Barcode: 9781150350481

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