This section is from the book "Practical Dietetics With Special Reference To Diet In Disease", by William Gilman Thompson. Also available from Amazon: Practical Dietetics with Special Reference to Diet in Disease.
The only indication to be met in the dietetic treatment of angina pectoris is to reduce the arterial tension. A vegetable diet with restricted fluids, and no alcohol, is to be recommended. These patients often are subjects of the gouty diathesis, and the directions for diet in that condition are to be observed. (See Gout).