The Stomach

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Modern Medicine Publishing Company, 1896 - Digestion - 368 pages
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Page 242 - And God said, Behold I have given you every herb bearing seed, which is upon the face of all the earth, and every tree, in the which is the fruit of a tree yielding seed ; to you it shall be for meat.
Page 347 - Bitters," and to identify it with the movement against alcoholic drinks. The mountain herbs were thrust aside, and aloes, being a cheap bitter, was substituted. " Nine sick people out of ten," said the druggist,
Page 225 - Be careful to avoid excess in eating. Eat no more than the wants of the system require. Sometimes less than is really needed must be taken when digestion is very weak. Strength depends not on what is eaten, but on what is digested. 6. Never take violent exercise of any sort, either mental or physical, either just before or just after a meal.
Page 18 - The same results from the development of toxic substances in the alimentary canal from the fermentation or putrefaction of food in the stomach and intestines. Pasteur, David, and others have shown that the mouth, the stomach, and the intestines are continually...
Page 68 - ... later than the usual time, invariably undermines the best digestion, in time. Every individual ought to consider the hour for meals a sacred one, not to be intruded upon under any ordinary circumstances. Eating is a matter of too momentous importance to be interrupted or delayed by ordinary matters of business or convenience. The habit of regularity in eating should be cultivated early in life.
Page 225 - Never take violent exercise of any sort, either mental or physical, either just before or just after a meal. It is not good to sleep immediately after eating, nor within four hours of a meal.
Page 225 - Never eat when very tired, whether exhausted from mental or physical labor. 10. Never eat when the mind is worried or the temper ruffled, if possible to avoid doing so. 11. Eat only food that is easy of digestion, avoiding complicated and indigestible dishes, and taking but one to three kinds at a meal.
Page 370 - THE following expression regarding the value of Dr. Kellogg's "Outline Studies of the Human Body," is from Jay W. Seaver, AM, MD, Pres"ident of the Chautauqua School of Physical Education, and Medical Director -of the Yale University Gymnasium:- — "Dr. Kellogg's 'Outline Studies' I am sure will prove to be very helpful to .any person who is studying the human body, or who is teaching personal hy•giene. These outlines should be widely introduced into public schools, where -.their mere presence...
Page 225 - Eat slowly, masticating the food very thoroughly, even more so, if possible, than is required in health. The more time the food spends in the mouth, the less it will spend in the stomach.
Page 35 - ... some of the leading food substances. 45. Foods of Animal Origin. — Chief among animal foods is milk, the natural diet of most young animals. Milk contains the elements of nutrition in proper proportion, and will sustain life for an indefinite period. The chief albuminous element of milk is caseine. The white color of milk is due to the fact that it contains a considerable amount of fat or oil in a state of emulsion, or division into minute drops. When milk is allowed to stand for a few hours,...

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