The Seven Sources Of Health; A Manual Of All That Concerns The Preservation Of Health And The…

Paperback | January 31, 2012

byWilliam Strange

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1864. Excerpt: ... 119 CHAPTER V. POOD. Siot. I. Nature and uses of food in reference to growth--Assimi lotion--Secretion--Bodily waste--Identity of structure with change of material. Sect. II. Digestion--Mastication--Deglutition--Action of the stomach on the food--Of the small intestines--Rules for good digestion. Sect. III. Food--Meat and drink--Animal and vegetable food--Preference to be given to each respectively--Essential principles of food--A. Nutritive qualities--Albuminous--Carboniferous, including oily and starchy substances--A queous. B. Digestibility of foods--Dr. Beaumont's tables of the digestibility of various articles of diet--Circumstances conducing to it--C. Savour. Condiments--Drinks--Use of Drinks--Thirst--Are drinks foods--1. Aqueous drinks; Watei Physiological operation of--2. Infused drinks; Tea; Coffee--Their active principles--Physiological effect of--Effects on the nervous system--On nutrition--Time for taking--Black tea--Green--Difference in effects of tea and coffee. S. Fermented drinks--Beer, ale, cider, perry, wines. i. Distilled drinks--Their Physiological effects; Upon the intellect; Upon sensation; Upon Locomotion; Upon digestion; Upon Nutrition--Arguments of the teetotallers--On the other side--Alcoholic drinks, beer, wine, spirits, when serviceable--The best time for taking them. Sect. IV. Diet and cookery. SECT. I. NATIJBE AND TJSES OE FOOD. Many definitions of Food have been given, and much controversy has taken place as to what constitutes it--whether food and drink are essentially distinct, or whether they are to be looked upon as different forms of the same aliment. To avoid misapprehension on the part of the reader, I shall here, in limine, define food to be any substance wJticJi can enter into the body as a component part of it, and...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1864. Excerpt: ... 119 CHAPTER V. POOD. Siot. I. Nature and uses of food in reference to growth--Assimi lotion--Secretion--Bodily waste--Identity...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:96 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.2 inPublished:January 31, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:021710522X

ISBN - 13:9780217105224

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