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What Is Wrong with British Diet? - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781483227641, 9781483282527

What Is Wrong with British Diet?

1st Edition

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

Author: Harry Campbell
eBook ISBN: 9781483282527
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 1st January 1936
Page Count: 268
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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



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



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