[Skip to Content]
Access to paid content on this site is currently suspended due to excessive activity being detected from your IP address 54.211.82.105. Please contact the publisher to request reinstatement.
[Skip to Content Landing]
Article
November 15, 1930

Grow Thin on Good Food.

Author Affiliations
 

By Luella E. Axtell, M.D. Cloth. Price, $2. Pp. 336, with illustrations. New York: Funk & Wagnalls Company, 1930.

JAMA. 1930;95(20):1528. doi:10.1001/jama.1930.02720200064039

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables.

Abstract

Here is a popular guide in simple language for the overweight person who wishes and needs to reduce to normal. It is based on experience from the author's own reduction and and from treatment of many obese patients. Tricks in cookery, cooking hints, are given to show how calories can be "squeezed" out of delightful dishes. Many menus and recipes are proposed for reducing body fat only and for yielding all nutrient needs. Exercise and work cooperate with the diet in the reduction program. Courses of exercises are outlined. Heat and cold treatments used with care are accessories to diet restrictions. When reduction has been accomplished, weight should be maintained at normal with the vital foods providing sufficient minerals, proteins and vitamins to meet all body needs.

First Page Preview View Large
First page PDF preview
First page PDF preview
×