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Healthy Life Magazine Volume V



The Independent Health Magazine

TitleHealthy Life Magazine Volume V July-December 1913
AuthorVarious Authors
PublisherGraham House
Year1913
Copyright1913, Graham House
AmazonThe Food You Crave: Luscious Recipes for a Healthy Life

Volume V: July-December 1913

The Healthy Life

There will come a day when physiologists, poets, and philosophers will all speak the same language and understand one another. - Claude Bernard.

-An Indication
Some laymen are very fond of deprecating the work of specialists, holding that specialisation tends to narrowness, to inability to see more than one side of a question. It is, of course, true that th...
-Camping Out. IV. The Five-Foot Sausage
The question of blankets and mattresses may be taken as settled. We can now sleep quite comfortably, take our fresh air sleeping and waking, and find shelter when it rains. But that same fresh air bri...
-How Much Should We Eat: A Warning
This article, by one of the pioneers of modern dietetics, is in the nature of a challenge, and is certain to arouse discussion among all who have studied the food question closely. - [Eds.] When men ...
-How Much Should We Eat: A Warning. Continued
It is also possible to tell fairly accurately the quantity of food a man is taking in a day, and then, by collecting and estimating his excreta, the quantity also out of this food which he is utilisin...
-Healthy Brains
Comparatively few health enthusiasts or food reformers realise the necessity for mental, as distinct from bodily, hygiene, yet all real health has its roots in the mind. Moreover, it is only by studyi...
-Imagination In Use
To some people any talk about the importance of training the imagination of children through their toys, games and studies seems fantastic and trivial. They compare it to feeding them on sweetmeats; t...
-Futurist Gardening. To-Morrow's Flowers
These three months of July, August and September are the second seed-time. I think they must be the most proper sowing-time, for is it not clear that Nature sows seed, not in spring, but in autumn? At...
-Midsummer Madness
We had come, 3.7 and I, to the Boundary, a white, unpaved road which winds across the full width of Wimbledon Common, from the old Roman camp to the windmill. Simultaneously we cried a halt, I becau...
-A Scientific Basis For Mental Healing
There is a vast amount of loose talk, and innumerable assertions from irresponsible individuals concerning the wonders that have been achieved by Mental Healing, but naturally the scientist and physic...
-A Significant Case. Account Of A Fast, Undertaken For The Cure Of A Profound Blood Disease
The following account of a fast is worthy of attention. It is rigidly accurate in principle, as far as I could make it so, and I am responsible for its truthfulness. But the subject of it, feeling tha...
-Account Of A Fast, Undertaken For The Cure Of A Profound Blood Disease. Continued
Bile? But the difficulty is to understand how, after all this time of fasting, he should still feel sick and with inclination to vomit. On the fifty-fifth and fifty-sixth days of the fast he remained ...
-Healthy Life Recipes. Salads And Salad Dressings
For salads it is not necessary to depend entirely upon the usual salad vegetables such as lettuce, watercress, mustard and cress. The very finely shredded hearts of raw brussel sprouts are excellent,...
-Pickled Peppercorns
This, which is a regular feature of THE HEALTHY LIFE, is not intended as a household guide or home-notes column, but rather as an inconsequent commentary on current thought. - [Eds.] An interesting b...
-Cold Anniversary Raised Pie And New Potato Salad
From the Seventh Anniversary Menu of The Eustace Miles Restaurant. I am told that one old gentleman, misled by the chef's quite innocent use of adjectives, protested to a waitress that the day was re...
-Can Malaria Be Prevented?
A. de L. (Lisbon) writes: - For five months I have been a strict fruitarian, and as I am obliged now to go to Mozambique (Portuguese East Africa) to remain there five rears, I should be much obliged...
-Unfired Diet For A Child: Is It Suitable?
Mrs L.B.F. writes: - My husband and I are much interested in The Healthy Life, deriving much benefit and good advice from its pages. It is the only magazine, we find, which answers questions that we h...
-Giddiness And Head Trouble
Mrs L.B.F. also writes: - I sometimes think I must make dietetic mistakes. My husband thinks I am perfectly healthy, so I do not say anything of the giddiness in the morning and after eating, a drowsi...
-Long-Standing Gastric Trouble
W.T. writes: - Having tried a diet, recommended in The Healthy Life, for a month I find the nuts and cheese are far too heavy for the apparent weak condition of my stomach, also that the salads and ca...
-Severe Digestive Catarrh
Miss S.L.P. writes: - I should like a little help as to diet. I have just had an attack of epidemic influenza with throat trouble, so that I feel very much run down and unfit for a diet too depleting ...
-V-25 An Indication
The pursuit of health, considered from the negative standpoint, is the flight from pain. And pain is the great mystery of life. James Hinton, himself a well-known physician of his time, attempted to...
-Imagination In Play
Regular readers will recognise in this wonderfully simple and suggestive article a continuation of the series previously entitled Healthy Brains. The author of The Children All Day Long is an inti...
-Camping Out. Food Questions
We have to consider, I said, the question of what food to take and how to cook it. Camping out, said Sylvia, ought to be a complete holiday from the food bother. Why not live on unfired food, ...
-Seasickness: Some Remedies
In the April and May numbers of the present year we published an article by Mr Hereward Carrington entitled Seasickness: How Caused, How Cured. The following supplementary suggestions by the same we...
-A Symposium On Unfired Food
In the November number we published a letter from a reader containing the excellent suggestion that readers who had experimented to any fair extent with unfired diet should be invited to contribute to...
-More About Two Meals A Day
With reference to my article, Two Meals a Day, which appeared in the May issue of The Healthy Life, several correspondents have asked me to give more particulars about my life and diet. I do so glad...
-A Ballade Of Skyfaring
Ye whom bonds of the city chain, Yet whose heart must with Nature's be; Ye who, bound to a bed of pain, Dream there of torrent and tower and tree, Here behold them - the magic key, Turned by a thought...
-Envoy
Prince whose course through the world is free, Fare you better than dreamers do? Here are the mountains and here the sea - Alps and Mediterranean too. S. Gertrude Ford. From Lyric Leaves, by S. Ger...
-A Remedy For Longevity
Once upon a time there was a little boy whose parents took things very seriously. They answered all his questions with painstaking precision. At a comparatively early age he could prove that fairies w...
-A Significant Case - II
He stopped smoking tobacco on the second day, and does not mean to resume its use. Of course he had no alcohol in any form during the fast, but he never has taken much alcohol, although he was not a p...
-Healthy Homemaking
For the benefit of new readers it seems well to explain that this series of articles is not intended for the instruction of experienced housewives. It was started at the special request of a reader wh...
-XXI. Hired Help
It does not seem proper to conclude the present series of articles without touching upon the servant problem, but I do not pretend to be able to solve it. It is a problem usually very difficult of s...
-Boils: Their Cause And Cure
Miss L.C. writes: - I should be deeply indebted to you if you would advise me in the following matter. I have been suffering from a recurrence of boils on different parts of my body during the last si...
-A Bad Case Of Self-Poisoning
Mrs H.W. writes: - I should be very glad if you would give me enlightenment on one or two points about my diet. I am suffering from a somewhat dilated stomach, also a catarrhal condition of nose, thro...
-Correspondence
Amanzimtoti, Natal. To the Editors. Sirs, You will see that your little magazine finds its way even to this out-of-the-way corner of the globe, and you may be sure that it is appreciated. I am spec...
-Human Magnetism
There is very little information available from ordinary scientific sources anent the question of the life-force or of the animal magnetism which animates our bodies and is the motive force common to ...
-Salt-Cooked Vegetables
The one object of the vegetable kingdom is to build up, for the use of the animal or organic realm, the constituents found in the mineral or inorganic kingdom. These mineral constituents are dissolved...
-Food And The Source Of Bodily Energy
Dr Rabagliati and Professor Atwater are, I believe, both right, but the former does not always explain himself clearly to the lay mind. The life-force or animal magnetism is the real source of bodily ...
-Holiday Aphorisms
A Sun Bath needs no Soap. Man was made for the Weather, not the Weather for man. A long drink often makes a short walk. You may bring a man to the Sea, but you cannot make him think. A tanned face...
-V-26 An Indication
Food reformers sometimes forget that man does not live by bread alone, not even when supplemented by an ample supply of fresh air and physical exercise. It has been pointed out by psychologists tha...
-Fear And Imagination
Regular readers will recognise in this article a continuation of the series previously entitled Healthy Brains. The author of The Children All Day Long, is an intimate disciple of one of the great...
-How Much Should We Eat?
The article (signed M.D.) with the above title which we published in the July number has, as we anticipated, aroused considerable discussion. One interesting criticism appeared in the August number....
-How Much Should We Eat?. Part 2
All have been brought up on these lines: never pressed to eat, but continually asked to chew thoroughly. Foods rich in proteid put sparingly before them. Milk has been well watered; and eggs, bacon ...
-How Much Should We Eat?. Part 3
As you allowed me to discuss this question in Healthy Life in July and August of last year I must not take up your space by discussing it again. But the answer we give determines the amounts of food t...
-How Much Should We Eat?. Part 4
I feel sure that if we altered our habits in these ways, we should add very much both to the duration and to the efficiency of life. This is not a question of dietetics only. The issue is of the most ...
-How Much Should We Eat?. Part 5
M.D. says, Suppose that the animal fed for years on unnatural food has become so pathological that it can no longer take or digest its natural food. How grateful to M.D. for this statement will be...
-Health Through Reading
Do many people consider reading from the point of view of health of mind and body - of refreshment in times of struggle - of recuperation after knock-down blows of sorrow, disappointment or misfortune...
-The Swan-Song Of September
This fine sonnet is from Lyric Leaves, poems by S. Gertrude Ford. 2s. 6d. net (postage 2d.). (C.W. Daniel, Ltd., 3 Tudor Street, London, E.C.) Sing out thy swan-song with full throat, September, From...
-The Quest For Beauty
If you have travelled at all frequently on certain of the London tube railways you may occasionally have noticed, facing you in the carriage, a small framed poster which for beauty and imaginative p...
-Semper Fidelis
Do two things worth doing, every day. Be scrupulously polite and kind, rather than witty or entertaining. Cherish cleanliness, sobriety, frugality and contentment. Cultivate sweetness of disposition a...
-More Holiday Aphorisms
Two's company, three's fun. Levity is the bane of wit. Braggers mustn't be losers. Never put on to-day what you can't put on to-morrow. It's an ill mind that finds no one any good. It's no use cr...
-Healthy Homemaking. XXI. Hired Help (Continued)
What is the homemaker of limited means, who must have some help, to do under present conditions? Well, meantime, there is only the young general for her, either the daily girl or one who lives in...
-The Care Of Cupboards
There are three methods in general use of caring for cupboards. Some housewives prefer their cupboard shelves of bare wood, to be well scrubbed with soap and water at the periodical turn-out. Others...
-Book Reviews
The New Suggestion Treatment. By J. Stenson Hooker, M.D. Cloth 1s. net (postage 1d.) C.W. Daniel, Ltd., 3 Tudor Street, E.C. This book is a striking example of the new synthetic movement in t...
-Correspondence. A Remedy For Sleeplessness
To the Editors Sirs, Would you care to publish the following experience of a cure for sleeplessness: - I had no difficulty in going to sleep, but usually awoke again at about two a.m. with palpita...
-Is Pure Lime Juice Obtainable?
The Editors have received the following letter from Messrs Rowntree & Co., Ltd.: - We note in your issue of July 1913 under the heading of 'Lemon or Orange Squash' a note to the effect that bottled...
-Faulty Food Combinations
H.E.H. writes. - I should like your opinion of the statement of the late Mr A. Broadbent, that fruit when taken with starchy food by dyspeptics delays digestion, and that the digestion of starchy food...
-Neuritis
E.M.A. writes. - At the age of five years I had an attack of rheumatic fever through taking a severe cold, and have been troubled more or less with pains since that time, which I feel sure are caused ...
-Malt Extract
L.F.H. writes. - Is malt extract a good thing to take daily with an ordinary non-flesh diet, two teaspoonfuls or so at breakfast? And is the desiccated or dry malt extract to be preferred to the ordin...
-About Sugar
C.T. writes. - I have read the article on sugar with considerable interest. I have noted nervous disorders, etc., manifest in cases of excessive consumption of manufactured sugar. I have been an absta...
-Ulceration Of The Stomach
A.L.M. writes. - Our domestic servant, a girl aged twenty-four, is suffering from ulceration of the stomach and has had periodical attacks for the past six years. She has apparently, until she came to...
-Going To Extremes In The Unfired Diet
W.O.C. writes. - As a bachelor who (not believing in, and therefore doing without domestic help) is anxious to reduce time spent on cooking to a minimum, I shall be glad if Dr Knaggs will tell me whet...
-V-27 An Indication
Just as there is a pride that apes humility, so there is an egotism that apes selfishness, a cowardice that apes stoicism and an indolence that apes effort. This is especially apparent in matters pert...
-Imagination In Insurance
Regular readers will recognise in this article a continuation of the series previously entitled Healthy Brains. The author of The Children All Day Long is an intimate disciple of one of the greate...
-The Scientific Basis Of Vegetalism
This article has been translated from the French of Prof. H. Labb, the head of the laboratoire la Facult de Mdecine, in Paris. It reflects a rather characteristic aloo...
-The Scientific Basis Of Vegetalism. Part 2
Admitting that albumin plays in alimentary diet only the plastic part of reconstruction of used-up corporal matter, it might be advantageous to ingest but one albumin the composition of which is very ...
-The Scientific Basis Of Vegetalism. Part 3
VI As to fatty matters, animal foods, like vegetable products, are abundantly provided with them. Moreover, from the point of view of digestibility and capability of assimilating, one may say that th...
-The Scientific Basis Of Vegetalism. Part 4
This explains why a frequent use of a vegetable diet offers appreciable advantages in the amelioration of arthritic diatheses so common amongst us. Certain effects observed in these diatheses arise fr...
-Ode To The West Wind
O Wild West Wind, thou breath of Autumn's being, Thou from whose unseen presence the leaves dead Are driven like ghosts from an enchanter fleeing, Yellow, and black, and pale, and hectic red, Pestilen...
-What Makes A Holiday?
What is it makes a holiday? Some people want Paris, some Monte Carlo, one man cannot be satisfied without big game to hunt, another must have a grouse moor. The student has his sailing boat, the young...
-Healthy Life Abroad. "Hygie.". A New Definition Of Neurasthenia
We cull the following definition of neurasthenia from our French contemporary: Neurasthenia is discouragement of the soul. Being in a state of discouragement the soul ceases to take care of the body a...
-Fresh Departures
The Vegetarian Society of France has introduced three new sections into its organisation. The first is documentary, and aims at the collection, centralisation and classification of all information bea...
-"Vegetarische Warte.". Nietzsche As Fruitarian
A simple life, wrote Nietzsche in 1879, is very difficult at the present time, and went on to explain its difficulties and to suggest that even the most determined would be obliged to leave the di...
-Food Reform In Russia
The movement goes ahead rapidly in Russia. Hardly a town of any size but has now its vegetarian restaurant. This year the first Russian Vegetarian Congress has been held. It seems to have been a very ...
-A Hopeful Sign
Fifteen years ago the Berlin municipal authorities stoutly refused Professor Baron's offer to found an orphanage which should be conducted on vegetarian principles. At the present moment it is being a...
-The Curtained Doorways
In George Macdonald's Phantastes: a Faery Romance for Men and Women it is told how a man found himself in the midst of a great circular hall built entirely of black marble. On every side and at regula...
-Pickled Peppercorns #2
He was a native of Liverpool, but had liver for many years in the Isle of Wight - Edmonton (Canada) Journal. Funny he didn't go to Poole and leave his liver behind him. REAL FLESH FOOD FOUND AT LAS...
-Healthy Life Recipes. More Egg Dishes
In our issue of May 1912 we published a number of special recipes for eggs. These were much appreciated. And even now this and other back numbers are asked for. We now give some further recipes. It s...
-Note On Casseroles
Now that casserole cookery (i.e. cooking in earthenware dishes, both open and covered) is becoming more widely known and practised, readers will be glad to know that many housewives believe in boiling...
-Excessive Perspiration
Miss R.E.N. writes. - I am troubled with excessive perspiration. I neither eat meat nor drink tea. I have a cold sponge bath down to my waist every morning, and I change all my clothes when I go to be...
-Diet For Ulcerated Throat
Mrs L.B. writes. - Do you think it would be wise for a person suffering from ulcers in the throat and on other mucous membranes to adopt a diet devoid of meat, yeast and salt? It would certainly be w...
-Farming And Sciatica
Mrs A.C.B. writes. - For two months my husband, who leads an active open-air life, has had severe pain all down the back of his left leg. It is like neuralgia, and comes on worse when sitting. He has ...
-Temporary "Bright's Disease" And How To Deal With It
Miss E. would like to know what kind of diet is suitable for one who has been suffering from Bright's Disease following a serious illness. Why should meat have any bad effect upon the kidneys? She doe...
-Phosphorus And The Nerves
W.H.H. writes: - I should be very grateful if Dr Knaggs could help me with any information or hints regarding phosphaturia. I suffer much from this troublesome complaint. We have to remember that the...
-Canary Versus Jamaica Bananas
R.B., Lincoln, would like to know if there is very much difference, as regards food value, between the Jamaica and Canary banana. I have heard it said that the Jamaica is only fit for the dust-heap. ...
-Correspondence #2
Leytonstone To the Editors. Sirs, Enclosed please find P.O. for a copy of The Healthy Life to be sent to Carnegie Public Library, close to Midland Station, Leytonstone, also to The Alexandra Holida...
-V-28 An Indication
It was the slave-woman who laid her child under a bush that she might spare herself the pain of seeing it die! One of the commonest sources of mental and moral confusion is to mistake the egotistic s...
-Castles In The Air
Regular readers will recognise in this wonderfully simple and suggestive article a continuation of the series previously entitled Healthy Brains. The author of The Children All Day Long is an inti...
-Health And Joy In Hand-Weaving
This article gains additional interest from the fact that it has been written by one who works her own loom and teaches others the ancient and healthy art of hand-weaving. - [Eds.] Hand-weaving is an...
-A Doctor's Reasons For Opposing Vaccination
In opposing vaccination I am aware that it is a thankless task to brave the abuse and antagonism which everyone who attempts to move forward in the work of medical progress is sure to encounter. In o...
-The New Race
(Specially written for The Healthy Life.) A new race on the ruins of the old Build we: a temple of the human form Fairer than marble, since with life-blood warm, Well crowned with its appointed crown...
-The Play Spirit
We all long for reality. Most of the amusements in the world are imitations of the reality for which we long. They promise a satisfaction they are unable to give. Drink, mechanical love-making, all sn...
-The Play Spirit: A Criticism
With your contributor's description of the play spirit, that happy leisure from self and its responsibilities in order that time and thought and heart may be filled with wider inspiration, most of you...
-Travels In Two Colours
One is often tempted to suspect that in some schools there is a deep-laid plot to destroy in the bud any love for poetry which children may possess. Otherwise how is it that little boys and girls are ...
-Pickled Peppercorns #3
Soup Oxtail from 10 a.m. - From a Restaurant Menu. What it was in the early morning it would be indiscreet to inquire. I learn that a serum for mumps is now being made at the Pasteur Institute. A ...
-Healthy Life Recipes. Some "Emprote" Recipes
Exaggeration is popularly regarded as one of the vices of food reformers; but it is certainly no exaggeration whatever to say that Mr Eustace Miles and the restaurant associated with his name have had...
-Savoury Cheese Sandwiches
Note These Savoury Sandwiches can form a complete meal with a little salad (dressed with oil and lemon juice), or celery or lettuce or watercress or other salad material. 3 oz. of cheddar cheese; 1 ...
-Macaroni Cheese
One teacupful of macaroni; two tablespoonfuls of milled cheese one tablespoonful of butter; one dessertspoonful of flour; one tablespoonful of Emprote; one large cupful of milk. Boil the macaroni f...
-Stuffed Vegetable Marrow
Mince two large onions very fine, and fry in 1 oz. of butter; add 3 oz. of Proto-Savoury, one dessertspoonful of Nutril, 1 oz. of breadcrumbs (or Procrums), and one egg. Scoop the seeds from one l...
-A Nourishing Gravy Ready In A Minute
When cutlets or croquettes are heated up, or when macaroni or vegetables or a vegetable stew (none of which are really adequate substitutes for meat) are to be made nourishing, mix some of the E.M. Sa...
-New Method Of Preparing Fruit For The Dinner-Table
In cold weather fruit is often cold, and if heated in an oven may be injured partially or wholly. Here is, perhaps, a new way of warming fruit which has been tried and proves satisfactory. Wash the ap...
-Eczema As A Sign Of Returning Health
Mrs M.K. writes: - Until the last few years I have been subject to sciatica and a certain amount of dry eczema. About a year ago my health greatly improved, with the exception of the eczema, which has...
-Deafness
J.G. writes: - My hearing got bad about twenty years ago, caused I think by a cold in the head. When in bed I can hear the tick of a watch with the left ear but the other is almost stone deaf. I am no...
-Concerning Cottage Cheese
Mrs C.E.J. writes: - I have been making cottage cheese curdling the milk with lemon juice, as recommended in The Healthy Life. Suppose the milk contains disease germs, would not this cheese be injurio...
-Diet For Obstinate Cough
Miss N.S. writes: - For the last three weeks I have been troubled with a very bad cough It started in the first place with a cold in the head and then it got on my chest, and do what will I cannot get...
-Water Grapes
W.G.B. writes: - Referring to article in January number entitled Grape juice for all, I think perhaps it would interest others besides myself if Dr Knaggs would give us his opinion on the value of w...
-Cereal Food In The Treatment Of Neuritis
E.J.H. writes: - A friend of mine who is suffering from an attack of neuritis (not badly) is desirous of trying the diet of twice-baked standard bread as recommended by Dr Knaggs in an answer to a que...
-V-29 An Indication
There are some statements, the very simplicity and truth of which create a shock - for some people. For instance, there are certain seekers after health who ignore and are shocked by the very obvious ...
-Plain Words And Coloured Pictures
While most of us would at first sight find fault with Mr G.K. Chesterton's sweeping advice - And don't believe in anything That can't be told in coloured pictures, many would probably end by endo...
-The World's Wanderers
Tell me, thou star, whose wings of light Speed thee in thy fiery flight, In what cavern of the night Will thy pinions close now?Tell me, moon, thou pale and grey Pilgrim of heaven's homeless way, In w...
-Cloud-Capped Towers
Building castles in the air has always been one of the favourite amusements of mankind. To it we owe much, not only of the zest of life, but also of motive power for overcoming difficulties and reachi...
-On Learning To Breathe
This is article has been specially written as a preface for Health Through Breathing, by Olga Lazarus, shortly to be published (1s. net). To breathe correctly and sufficiently is to live more healthi...
-Letters Of A Layman. 1. - Doctors And Health
Medicine is a progressive science - and art, if we judge by the statistics given of the fall in the rate of mortality. Even this, however, must be carefully analysed, because a good deal of the fall o...
-A Doctor On Doctors
I charge that whereas the first duty of a physician is to instruct the people in the laws of health and thus prevent disease, the tendency has ever been towards a conspiracy of mystery, humbug, and s...
-Modern Germ Mania: A Case In Point
Under the sensational heading, Doomed to Carry Germs: Woman Typhoid Victim for Life, the following account appeared recently in News of the World: - Almost unique in medical history is the case of a...
-Buried Talent Competition
The Editors of The Healthy Life are convinced that there are many men and women who can write well and interestingly on subjects relating to health in its many aspects; and they wish to unearth this t...
-Healthy Life Recipes. Soups
Many cases of ill-health demand that the meals should be as dry as possible. Having granted this, it will be admitted that there is quite a proper place for soups in ordinary everyday food reform cate...
-How To Make Vegetable Stock
Put any fresh vegetables in season in a large stewpot - being careful not to include overmuch cabbage or other coarse green leaves, as these give a rather strong flavour - with a quart or more of wate...
-Almond Cream Soup
Mix two tablespoonfuls of fine wholemeal or good standard flour into a smooth paste with a little water, add this to the hot stock (as above), and stir till soup is thickened. Just before serving st...
-Nourishing Artichoke Soup
Pare, scrub and cut into small pieces, 1 lb. of artichokes and put immediately into a pan with a pint of water or milk and water. Boil till soft, then rub through a wire sieve, using a wooden spoon. P...
-Leek And Celery Soup
Put four well-cleansed medium-sized leeks (cut up small), the outer parts of a head of celery (chopped), a quart of water and 2 oz. unpolished Japan rice, into a pan and simmer for two hours. Rub thro...
-Taste Or Theory? Fruit And The Oxalic Acid Bogey
Many and varied are the creeds of Health Reformers, but all may be included within two main camps. And the opposing battle-cries are Instinct versus Intellect, Taste versus Theory, priori ver...
-Onion Juice As Hair Restorer
Mrs M. McC. writes: - In your book, Onions and Cress,[21] on p. 49, it is stated that the juice of onions mixed with honey will change the colour of hair from grey to black. Will you be kind enough to...
-Sciatica
Mrs M.G. writes: - My husband is a sufferer from sciatica; has had it for some years, on and off, but just lately he seems is to get it constantly - sometimes a little, sometimes a lot. He has been ta...
-Refined Paraffin As A Constipation Remedy
Mr E.H. writes: - Will Dr Knaggs very kindly say whether Refined Paraffin, now being given so generally for the relief of constipation, may be regarded as a harmless method of overcoming this trouble ...
-(1) Dry Throat; (2) Saccharine; (3) Dilated Heart
Mr L.S. writes: - I have read The Healthy Life from the appearance of the first number, and I have studied the Answers to Correspondents, but have not observed a case identical with my own, hence my r...
-Treatment For Stammering
A.M.D. writes: - Could you kindly give in The Healthy Life magazine some suggestions as to the best method to follow in a case of stammering (slight) in a boy of ten or eleven years who has been rathe...
-Why The Red Corpuscles Are Deficient In Anaemia
A.M.D. writes: - Is there any way, independent of diet, of increasing the red corpuscles in the blood? I have tried walking nine miles a day, thus getting up free perspirations. What of this method? I...
-The Correct Blending Of Foods
T.B.W. writes: - Is it inadvisable for a dyspeptic (and sufferer from constipation) to eat salad, or cooked vegetables, and stewed fruit at the same meal; also, do I do right in eating bread and butte...
-Difficulties In Changing To Non-Flesh Diet
F.C.W. writes: - I shall be glad if you will inform me from your experience whether, after one has broken from the customary meat diet and adopted a reform diet, there is any real difficulty in reve...
-Cottage Cheese
Wilderton, Bournemouth. Bournemouth. To the Editors, Dear Sirs, Re Mrs C.E.J.'s letter and the reply thereto: I should be inclined to doubt the wisdom of making this from unboiled or uncooked milk ...
-Will Other Readers Do Likewise?
Mrs E. Bumpus writes (7th October 1913): - I am ordering two copies each month from my local newsagent.... I thought he might be induced to show copies of your publication in his window. [An attrac...
-The Healthy Life In The Libraries
Mr C.H. Grinling writes (25th October 1913): - I note the suggestion on p. 580 of the October number of The Healthy Life. A friend enables me to ask you to send The Healthy Life regularly for one ye...
-Fruit-Oils And Nuts
Westcliff-on-Sea, 22nd Oct. 1913. To the Editors, Sirs, With reference to the last paragraph of Phosphorus and the Nerves on p. 579 of the October number, I should be obliged if I could be inform...
-Pickled Peppercorns #4
Lady Cheylesmore was wearing a magnificent cock pheasant's plume. The eagle eye of the customs official caught sight of it and handed her a pair of scissors to help her detach it. - Daily News. Now w...









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