1. Eat slowly.
2. Eat only when hungry.
3. Do not overeat (small meals).
4. Do not eat between meals.
5. Do not eat when disturbed or emotionally upset.
Other Points of Importance
No smoking, no liquor, no carbonated drinks!
Small servings of apple juice, unsweetened grape juice, or any freshly squeezed unsweetened fruit juice may be taken between meals if desired and if conditions allow it.
A sound health-building program must be followed consistently if good results are to be attained. However, it is imperative that the program outlined in’the individual case conform to the needs of the case. That is why we stress the need of careful supervision.
A menu presented in print, even if it is a good one, is but a poor substitute for a diet worked out to suit the temperament, the habits, and the needs of the individual patient. Guidance, furthermore, helps to do a more thorough job and removes some of the uncertainties as well as the difficulties that may present themselves to one who is not acquainted with this way of living.
However, those who are not in position to avail themselves of personal care will, provided they have no special problems requiring individual attention, benefit tremendously by changing from the conventional diet to the menu presented above.
It is evident that the meals outlined in the above menu are different from those served in the average home. Some may wonder how satisfying they are, as well as how difficult they are to prepare. In reply to this, we wish to point out that much less time is required for the preparation of these meals; while so far as taste is concerned, most persons find them extremely satisfying and pleasurable. Just give them a good try and see how enjoyable these meals can be; they will pay off immeasurably in improved health!