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Fats in Human Nutrition with particular attention to fats, cholesterol, and atherosclerosis. Symposium III.

By: American Medical Association.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago:, AMA Council on Foods and Nutrition, 1957.: 1957

Seller ID: M12753

8vo. 131 pp. Printed wrappers. Near fine. Ownership signature on upper cover, of E. Ray Borun. Six papers and panel discussion were presented at the symposium on 'Fats i Human Nutrition with particular attention to Fats, Cholesterol, and Atherosclerosis,' in New Orleans, March 15, 1967 sponsored by the Council on Foods and Nutrition with Tulane University School of Medicine, Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans Graduate Medical Assembly, and the Orleans Parish Medical Society." Ancel Keys' paper is entitled, "Diet and the Epidemiology of Coronary Heart Disease.&#... View more info

A Treatise on Diet: with a View to Establish on Practical Grounds, a System of Rules for the Prevention and Cure of the Diseases incident to a Disordered State of the Digestive Functions.

By: PARIS, John Ayrton (1785-1856).

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York:, E. Duyckinck, Collins, & Co., 1828.: 1828

Seller ID: M09848

8vo. iv, 210 pp. Browning and light foxing throughout. Contemporary full tree calf, gilt-stamped red morocco spine title label; front hinge cracked, headbands worn, extremities rubbed. Ownership pen inscription of E. F. Marshall (1833) on front flyleaf. Very good. American edition of a thorough work on digestion and diet, including chapters on food, cookery, liquor and wine. Paris, a long-time president of the Royal College of Physicians, first issued the book in London in 1826. It went through at least five editions and was translated into German and Danish. -- John Ayrton Paris was a Britis... View more info

Better Nutrition for the Family.

By: SKILTON, Louisa Pryor.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York:, Chester R. Heck, (1946).: 1946

Seller ID: M10308

8vo. 118 pp. Illustrations, index. Yellow cloth, black stamped cover and spine titles, dust-jacket; jacket a bit worn with scuff on front cover. Very good. This work should be of interest to anyone who enjoys retro images or design. On the front jacket cover is a classic depiction of an American nuclear family of the 1950's. The woman of the house is serving dinner to her smiling, "perfect" family. On the inside, the illustrations of food serve as perfect examples of the era's approach to graphic design, specifically relating to advertising and cookbooks. View more info

Lectures on Diet and Regimen: Being a Systematic Inquiry into the Most Rational Means of Preserving Health and Prolonging Life: Together with Physiological and Chemical Explanations, Calculated Chiefly for the Use of Families, in Order to Banish the Prevailing Abuses and Prejudices in Medicine. The Second Edition, Improved and Enlarged with Considerable Additions.

By: WILLICH, Anthony Florian Madinger.

Price: $450.00

Publisher: London:, T. N. Longman and O. Rees, 1799.: 1799

Seller ID: M09890

8vo. (200 x 117 mm) [4], 708, [4] pp. Contemporary full tree calf, gilt-ruled spine, black morocco gilt-stamped spine label; skillfully rebacked preserving original spine. Signature of Wm. Carpenter on front flyleaf. Fine. Second edition. This medical advisory text spans the gamut of practical advice on how to live a long, healthy life. Beginning with some general rules to follow, Willich cautions against patent medicines and quack cures, recommends the proper methods of personal cleanliness, what to wear, what to eat and drink, proper exercise, evacuations, exercise and sleep. Rather daring ... View more info