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HUMAN FOOD LAWS.

ROBERT W. HASTINGS, M.A., M.D.
JAMA. 1898;XXX(8):419-421. doi:10.1001/jama.1898.72440600019002e.
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"The comfort, energy, usefulness and moral character of a man depend largely upon his digestion, and this in turn depends largely upon what it has to act upon, viz., food." (Wm. Pepper.)

In view of this it is strange how little interest man has taken in the regulation of the quality of that food. First and last, in one place or another, mankind has eaten nearly everything which by mastication could be made small enough to pass down his throat. But the great mass of humanity always has and does still subsist upon a few abundant, nutritious and easily obtainable foods. Such are found in fruits, grains and vegetables. Different peoples and races have made use of quite different kinds of foods. But with the more intimate knowledge of others' tastes, each of the so-called civilized nations has adopted certain of the customs and habits of others, and among them

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