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Rules For Fat People And For Lean

To increase the weight: Eat to the extent of satisfying; a natural

appetite, of fat meats, butter, cream, milk, cocoa, chocolate, bread,

potatoes, peas, parsnips, carrots, beets, farinaceous foods, as Indian

corn, rice, tapioca, sago, corn starch, pastry, custards, oatmeal,

sugar, sweet wines, and ale. Avoid acids. Exercise as little as

possible, and sleep all you can.

To reduce the weight: Eat to the extent of satisfying a natural

appetite, of lean meat, poultry, game, eggs, milk moderately, green

vegetables, turnips, succulent fruits, tea or coffee. Drink lime juice,

lemonade, and acid drinks. Avoid fat, butter, cream, sugar, pastry,

rice, sago, tapioca, corn starch, potatoes, carrots, beets, parsnips,

and sweet wines.