John Harvey Kellogg, M.D.: Pioneering Health Reformer

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Review and Herald Pub Assoc, 2006 - Medical - 240 pages
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He seemed bigger than life, but in the end John Harvey Kellogg fell victim to his personality weaknesses. In this engrossing biography, Richard Schwarz probes Kellogg`s fascinating, complicated, and controversial life. Marked by successes and failures, strengths and weaknesses, his story is one you will not soon forget.
 

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Contents

The Boy Foreshadows the Man
13
A Convert
20
From Teacher to Doctor
29
A Man Is What He Eats
40
Changing American Habits
51
Developing the Battle Creek Sanitarium
62
Sanitarium Ups and Downs
75
A Torrent of Words
83
All Work but Little Play
134
What Manner of Man
143
Father 42 Children
152
His Brothers Keeper
162
The Ties of 50 Years Are Broken
178
Food Manufacturing and Family Quarrels
196
New Outlets for Promoting an Old Program
207
The Last Battles
217

Variations on a Boyhood Dream
95
The Unwilling Surgeon
108
Products of an Active Mind
114
An Epilogue
228
Index
233
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