Medicine: Thought for Food

To the American Association for the Advancement of Science, meeting in Milwaukee last week, Dr. Victor George Heiser (An American Doctor's Odyssey) made a powerful plea for proper stoking of the human machine. Science has proved, said he, that the greatest factor in longevity is correct eating.

Dr. Heiser quoted a now-classic experiment : "Sir Robert McCarrison established in India [in the early 1920s] a thoroughly healthy rat colony. The [1,189] stock rats were fed a diet similar to that eaten by certain peoples of northern India, among whom are some of the finest...

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