There are several forms of the uric acid free diet as I have elsewhere mentioned,1 such as:1, that which consists of milk, cheese, potatoes and fruit, and contains no bread; 2, that which contains these things with more or less bread and breadstuffs, and 3, the form with which I am concerned to-day, in which bread and breadstuffs form the chief sources of nourishment and a small quantity of fruit and vegetables are taken merely as sauces for the bread.
For the sake of comparison I shall give the approximate quantities required in each of these diets for a man of 140 pounds weight, who is supposed to be young and leading an active life, and therefore requiring a rather full diet, one that will yield 3.3 grs. of urea per pound of body weight per day.
The milk, cheese, potato and fruit diet for this man would be
HAIG A. LIVING ON BREAD.. JAMA. 1902;XXXVIII(1):9–12. doi:10.1001/jama.1902.62480010009001c
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