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Diet and Personality. Fitting Food to Type and Environment.

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By BOGERT L. JEAN. , Ph.D.; with an introduction by MENDEL LAFAYETTE B.. , Ph.D., Sc.D., Sterling Professor of Physiological Chemistry, Yale University. ix + 223 pages; 14 x 20 cm. Macmillan Co., New York: . 1934.. Price, $2.00.

Ann Intern Med. 1934;7(9):1152. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-7-9-1152
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This is a book giving popular medical advice, written by a non-medical author. The advice is not confined to diet alone, but includes many topics, such as a discussion of exercise, rest, fresh air, sunshine, nervous strain, smoking, bathing, posture, hours of sleep, and care of the teeth and bowels. It is written in the chatty, semi-facetious style which has had so great a vogue among books of this character during the past few years. There is nothing that is new or original in this book, or that has not been better done in a number of its predecessors.




diet ; food ; personality

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