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The Curative Influence Of The Imagination
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Treatment Of Endocarditis
As mild endocarditis rarely occurs primarily but is almost al...
Positive And Negative Manifestations
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Earache - Otalgia
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Stage 3 Passing Through The Thoracic Esophagus
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Cardiovascular Renal Disease
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The Surgical Dissection Of The Superficial Structures Of The Male Perinaeum
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Mild Reaction Erethic
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Food And Mental Power
Source: Papers On Health
Unsuitable or ill-cooked food has a most
serious effect on the mental powers; and when we take the case of a
mental worker, we see that, in order to carry this power right on
through a long life, proper diet is of great importance. Also many good
mental workers are more sensitive than ordinary men: they are more
easily destroyed by strong drink or opium. The nip of brandy, the
soothing draught, are terrible dangers to such. Instances of brain
power continued far into old age are always lessons in plainness of
diet and temperance. One such temperate man will do as much work as ten
who are luxurious eaters, tipplers, and smokers. Diet for mental
workers should be light and easily digested, with a preponderance of
proteid food (see Diet). Rich, tough and fatty foods, and hot
stimulating drinks should be avoided. As mental work is generally
sedentary work, and consequently having a constipating tendency, some
of the vegetable foods giving a stimulus to the muscles of the
intestines should form a part of the diet, such as green vegetables,
fruits, and oatmeal.
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