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[Reading] ➶ Vegetable Diet  ➽ William A. Alcott – Escortkibris724.live
  • Kindle Edition
  • 316 pages
  • Vegetable Diet
  • William A. Alcott
  • English
  • 06 May 2017

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About the Author: William A. Alcott

Alcott was one of the most prolific authors in early American history He wrote frequently on the topics of education and health In 1836 he wrote a letter to the editor of the Boston Medical and Surgical Journal titled The Graham System and signed it M.D The cause of greatest interest in Alcott throughout his life was vegetarianism In 1850 he wrote three long letters on vegetarianism to the

10 thoughts on “Vegetable Diet

  1. says:

    From an historical perspective, this is a valuable book It s interesting to me that natural foods were so poorly adulterated in America during the 19th century This also comes from P T Barnum s book on Humbugs but as for Al...

  2. says:

    Premise of this book William A Alcott set out to prove that humans do not need animal flesh to live.He asked questions in a scientific publication and people corresponded with him detailing personal experiences with a predominantly vegetable and milk diet and in some cases the experiences of their patients, friends, and family members In the book he discusses human physiology teeth, intestines, bone structure He speaks on biblical reasons for following this diet citing that man did not eat flesh before the fall of man Examples are given of groups of people with a predominantly vegetable diet including vegetarians in India, orphanages without much money in Germany, and the Pythagoreans.He says this diet helps to cure scurvy, colic, intestinal problems, weak temperament, inflammatory fevers, and other maladies It also improves mental capacity and physical endurance and strength.Bread and other vegetable substances are main foods along with milk and water.Foods to be avoided include animal flesh, wine and spirits, coffee, and tea Meats and oils are hard to digest and not helpful for health.Included at the end of the book are some very dated recipes for porridge type substances I find this book interesting on two levels The first is the historical perspective on health and diet The second is fact that books like this were being published in the mid nineteenth century and we are st...

  3. says:

    From a historical perspective it was an extremely fascinating book to me, as a vegan, just to see what people of that time period thought about the avoidance of meat and how they articulated it.However, as mentioned by another reviewer, people in the early 1800s really didn t have much of a clue as to what constitutes a healthy diet I also shuddered any time it was mentioned that a person became healthy after making a number of huge changes to their lifestyle After all, can you really say it s because of the vegetables that the person returned to vitality, when they also began exercising , cut out the alcohol, and quit using other mind altering substances Still, I did enjoy this book While I don t think it any relevant to modern nutrition than Freud is to modern psychiatry, I don t suppose that any modern person reading this book will think of it as a textbook ...

  4. says:

    Very empiric and truly affected by lack of physiology of diseases in that day An interesting but somewhat too little scientiphicall approuch I do not think it worth the time.

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