What Is Wrong with British Diet?

What Is Wrong with British Diet?

Being an Exposition of the Factors Responsible for the Undersized Jaws and Appalling Prevalence of Dental Disease Among British Peoples

1st Edition - January 1, 1936

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  • Author: Harry Campbell
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483282527

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What is Wrong with British Diet? focuses on the components of a healthy diet and the flaws of British diet. The book first offers information on eugenics, hygiene, adaptability of the nervous system, and pre-agricultural diet contrasted with the diet of civilized man. The phases in man's dietetic history; effect of agriculture on the relative proportion of animal and vegetable food; and animal versus vegetable food are also discussed. The text underscores the need of raw vegetable food, as well as milk and eggs, carbohydrates, and cereals bread. The manuscript also ponders on co-operative catering, ideal school diet, quantity of food, and national food supply. Sunlight treatment, prevention and cure of rickets, changes in the British jaws and teeth since the introduction of agriculture, and the structure and decay of teeth are elaborated. The publication is a dependable reference for readers interested in the components of a healthy diet.

Table of Contents

  • Contents


    Part I

    Chapter I. Eugenics

    Chapter II. Hygiene

    Chapter III. The Adaptability of the Nervous System

    Chapter IV. Pre-Agricultural Diet Contrasted With The Diet of Civilized Man

    Chapter V. Phases in Man's Dietetic History

    Chapter VI. The Effect of Agriculture on the Relative Proportion of Animal and Vegetable Food

    Chapter VII. Animal Versus Vegetable Food

    Chapter VIII. The Need of Raw Vegetable Food

    Chapter IX. Milk and Eggs

    Chapter X. Breast-Feeding. Bottle-Feeding

    Chapter XI. Weaning

    Chapter XII. Carbohydrates

    Chapter XIII. The Cereals. Bread

    Chapter XIV. Fats

    Chapter XV. Ideal Foods. Co-Operative Catering

    Chapter XVI. Ideal School Diet

    Chapter XVII. Quantity of Food

    Chapter XVIII. Quantity of Food (Continued)

    Chapter XIX. The National Food Supply

    Part II

    Chapter I. The Solar Spectrum

    Chapter II. Sunlight Treatment

    Chapter III. Vitamins

    Chapter V. Vitamins (Continued)

    Chapter V. Sunlight and Rickets

    Chapter VI. The Prevention and Cure of Rickets

    Part III

    Chapter I. Racial Changes The Human Jaws and Teeth Have Undergone From the Ancestral Anthropoid Phase To The Advent of Agriculture

    Chapter II. Changes in The British Jaws and Teeth Since the Advent of Agriculture

    Chapter III. Malformed Jaws. Mal-Occlusion

    Chapter IV. Malformed Jaws (Continued)

    Chapter V. Malformed Jaws From Inadequate Exercise

    Chapter VI. Free Nasal Breathing

    Chapter VII. The Need of Cultivating The Masticatory Instinct in Children

    Chapter VIII. Need of Food Compelling Adequate Mastication

    Chapter IX. Dental Attrition

    Chapter X. The Structure of the Teeth

    Chapter XI. Malformed Teeth (Hypoplasia)

    Chapter XII. The Eruption of the Teeth

    Chapter XIII. Decay of the Teeth (Historical)

    Chapter XIV. Decay of the Teeth. General Remarks

    Chapter XV. The Immediate Causes of Dental Decay

    Chapter XVI. Dental Calcification and Liability to Caries

    Chapter XVII. Deficiency of Vitamin D and Dental Caries

    Chapter XVIII. The Inherent Liability of A Tooth To Decay

    Chapter XIX. Oral Hygiene

    Chapter XX. Oral Hygiene (Continued)

    Chapter XXI. Other Factors Concerning Oral Hygiene

    Chapter XXII. The Maintenance of Clean Teeth

    Chapter XXIII. The Teaching of Oral Hygiene

    Chapter XXIV. Pyorrh ea Alveolaris


Product details

  • No. of pages: 268
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Butterworth-Heinemann 1936
  • Published: January 1, 1936
  • Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483282527

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