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
January 2, 1892
Excerpt from How Nature Cures
Much of the matter contained in this book is not new; it is nowhere assumed that it is. The doctrine that food and dietetic habits are the chief factors in health and disease is as Old as Plato, and received a new and powerful impulse through the life and writings of Louis Cornaro more than three hundred years ago. The doctrine that the use of bread, cereals, pulses and vegetables is not only unwholesome, but is at the very foundation of nervous prostration and modern diseases, is, however, sufficiently novel and startling. The value of fasting as a method of Curing disease has been previously fairly well stated. The author only hopes by this book to call the attention thereto Of many who have not before been aware of its great importance. That catching cold is always caused by errors in eating has also been well stated in the writings of our friend Dr. C. E. Page. This is a matter, in our opinion.
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