Vegetable Diet: As Sanctioned by Medical Men, and by Experience in All Ages Including a System of Vegetable Cookery
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Vegetable Diet: As Sanctioned by Medical Men, and by Experience in All Ages Including a System of Vegetable Cookery
By William A. (William Andrus) Alcott
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  • VEGETABLE DIET:
  • AS SANCTIONED BY
  • MEDICAL MEN,
    • AND BY
  • EXPERIENCE IN ALL AGES.
    • INCLUDING A
    • SYSTEM OF VEGETABLE COOKERY.
  • PREFACE
  • ADVERTISEMENT
    • TO THE SECOND EDITION.
  • CONTENTS
    • CHAPTER I.
      • ORIGIN OF THIS WORK.
    • ORIGIN OF THIS WORK.
    • CHAPTER II.
      • LETTERS TO DR. NORTH.
    • LETTERS TO DR. NORTH.
    • CHAPTER III.
      • REMARKS ON THE FOREGOING LETTERS.
    • REMARKS ON THE FOREGOING LETTERS.
    • CHAPTER IV.
      • ADDITIONAL INTELLIGENCE.
    • ADDITIONAL INTELLIGENCE.
    • CHAPTER V.
      • TESTIMONY OF OTHER MEDICAL MEN, BOTH OF ANCIENT AND MODERN TIMES.
    • TESTIMONY OF OTHER MEDICAL MEN, BOTH OF ANCIENT AND MODERN TIMES.
    • CHAPTER VI.
      • TESTIMONY OF PHILOSOPHERS AND OTHER EMINENT MEN.
    • TESTIMONY OF PHILOSOPHERS AND OTHER EMINENT MEN.
    • CHAPTER VII.
      • SOCIETIES AND COMMUNITIES ON THE VEGETABLE SYSTEM.
    • SOCIETIES AND COMMUNITIES ON THE VEGETABLE SYSTEM.
    • CHAPTER VIII.
      • VEGETABLE DIET DEFENDED.
    • VEGETABLE DIET DEFENDED.
  • VEGETABLE COOKERY.
    • CLASS I.
      • FARINACEOUS OR MEALY SUBSTANCES.
    • FARINACEOUS OR MEALY SUBSTANCES.
    • CLASS II.
      • FRUITS.
    • FRUITS.
    • CLASS III.
      • ROOTS.
    • ROOTS.
    • CLASS IV.
      • MISCELLANEOUS ARTICLES OF FOOD.
    • MISCELLANEOUS ARTICLES OF FOOD.
  • VEGETABLE DIET.
  • CHAPTER I.
    • ORIGIN OF THIS WORK.
      • "To the Editor of the Boston Medical and Surgical Journal.
    • "To the Editor of the Boston Medical and Surgical Journal.
  • CHAPTER II.
    • LETTERS TO DR. NORTH.
      • LETTER I.—FROM DR. PARMLY, DENTIST.
      • To Dr. North.
      • LETTER II—FROM DR. W. A. ALCOTT.
      • LETTER III.—FROM DR. D. S. WRIGHT.
      • LETTER IV.—FROM DR. H. N. PRESTON.[1]
      • LETTER V.—FROM DR. H. A. BARROWS.
      • LETTER VI.—FROM DR. CALEB BANNISTER.
      • LETTER VII.—FROM DR. LYMAN TENNY.
      • LETTER VIII.—FROM DR. J. M. B. HARDEN.
      • LETTER IX.—FROM JOSEPH RICKETSON, ESQ.
      • LETTER X.—FROM JOSEPH CONGDON, ESQ.
      • LETTER XI.—FROM GEORGE W. BAKER, ESQ.
      • LETTER XII—FROM JOHN HOWLAND, JR., ESQ.
      • LETTER XIII.—FROM DR. W. H. WEBSTER.
      • LETTER XIV.—FROM JOSIAH BENNET, ESQ.
      • LETTER XV.—FROM WILLIAM VINCENT, ESQ.[2]
      • LETTER XVI.—FROM L. R. BRADLEY, BY DR. GEO. H. PERRY.
    • LETTER I.—FROM DR. PARMLY, DENTIST.
    • To Dr. North.
    • LETTER II—FROM DR. W. A. ALCOTT.
    • LETTER III.—FROM DR. D. S. WRIGHT.
    • LETTER IV.—FROM DR. H. N. PRESTON.[1]
    • LETTER V.—FROM DR. H. A. BARROWS.
    • LETTER VI.—FROM DR. CALEB BANNISTER.
    • LETTER VII.—FROM DR. LYMAN TENNY.
    • LETTER VIII.—FROM DR. J. M. B. HARDEN.
    • LETTER IX.—FROM JOSEPH RICKETSON, ESQ.
    • LETTER X.—FROM JOSEPH CONGDON, ESQ.
    • LETTER XI.—FROM GEORGE W. BAKER, ESQ.
    • LETTER XII—FROM JOHN HOWLAND, JR., ESQ.
    • LETTER XIII.—FROM DR. W. H. WEBSTER.
    • LETTER XIV.—FROM JOSIAH BENNET, ESQ.
    • LETTER XV.—FROM WILLIAM VINCENT, ESQ.[2]
    • LETTER XVI.—FROM L. R. BRADLEY, BY DR. GEO. H. PERRY.
    • LETTER XVII.—FROM DR. L. W. SHERMAN.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • CHAPTER III.
    • REMARKS ON THE FOREGOING LETTERS.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • CHAPTER IV.
    • ADDITIONAL INTELLIGENCE.
      • LETTER I.—FROM DR. H. A. BARROWS.
      • LETTER II.—FROM DR. JOHN M. B. HARDEN.
      • LETTER III.—FROM DR. JOSHUA PORTER.
      • LETTER IV.—FROM DR. N. J. KNIGHT, OF TRURO.
      • LETTER V.—FROM DR. LESTER KEEP.
      • LETTER VI.—SECOND LETTER FROM DR. KEEP.
      • LETTER VII.—FROM DR. HENRY H. BROWN
      • LETTER VIII.—FROM DR. FRANKLIN KNOX.
      • LETTER IX.—FROM A HIGHLY RESPECTABLE PHYSICIAN.
      • ADDITIONAL STATEMENTS.—BY THE AUTHOR.[7]
    • LETTER I.—FROM DR. H. A. BARROWS.
    • LETTER II.—FROM DR. JOHN M. B. HARDEN.
    • LETTER III.—FROM DR. JOSHUA PORTER.
    • LETTER IV.—FROM DR. N. J. KNIGHT, OF TRURO.
    • LETTER V.—FROM DR. LESTER KEEP.
    • LETTER VI.—SECOND LETTER FROM DR. KEEP.
    • LETTER VII.—FROM DR. HENRY H. BROWN
    • LETTER VIII.—FROM DR. FRANKLIN KNOX.
    • LETTER IX.—FROM A HIGHLY RESPECTABLE PHYSICIAN.
    • ADDITIONAL STATEMENTS.—BY THE AUTHOR.[7]
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • CHAPTER V.
    • TESTIMONY OF OTHER MEDICAL MEN, BOTH OF ANCIENT AND MODERN TIMES.
    • GENERAL REMARKS.
    • DR. GEORGE CHEYNE.
    • DR. GEOFFROY.
    • MESSRS. PERCY AND VAUQUELIN.
    • DR. PEMBERTON.
    • SIR JOHN SINCLAIR.
    • DR. JAMES, OF WISCONSIN.
    • DR. CRANSTOUN.
    • DR. TAYLOR, OF ENGLAND.
    • DRS. HUFELAND AND ABERNETHY.
    • DR. GREGORY.
    • DR. CULLEN, OF EDINBURGH.
    • DR. BENJAMIN RUSH.
    • DR. WILLIAM LAMBE, OF LONDON.
    • PROFESSOR LAWRENCE.
    • DR. SALGUES.
    • THE AUTHOR OF "SURE METHODS," ETC.
    • BARON CUVIER.[10]
    • DR. LUTHER V. BELL.
    • DR. WILLIAM BUCHAN, AUTHOR OF "DOMESTIC MEDICINE."
    • DR. CHARLES WHITLAW.
    • DR. JAMES CLARK.
    • PROF. MUSSEY, OF DARTMOUTH COLLEGE.
    • DR. CONDIE, OF PHILADELPHIA.
    • DR. J. V. C. SMITH, OF BOSTON.
    • SYLVESTER GRAHAM.
    • DR. JOHN M. ANDREW.
    • DR. WILLIAM SWEETSER, OF BOSTON.
    • DR. A. L. PIERSON.
    • STATEMENT OF DR. C. BYINGTON, OF PHILADELPHIA.
    • TESTIMONY OF A PHYSICIAN IN NEW YORK.
    • THE FEMALE'S CYCLOPEDIA.
    • DR. VAN COOTH.
    • DR. WILLIAM BEAUMONT.
    • SIR EVERARD HOME.
    • DR. JENNINGS.
    • DR. JARVIS.
    • DR. TICKNOR.
    • DR. COLES.
    • DR. SHEW.
    • DR. MORRILL.
    • DR. BELL.
    • DR. BRADLEY.
    • DR. STEPHENSON.
    • DR. J. BURDELL,
    • DR. THOMAS SMETHURST,
    • DR. SCHLEMMER.
    • DR. CURTIS, AND OTHERS.
    • PROF. C. U. SHEPARD.
    • BLACKWOOD, IN HIS MAGAZINE.
    • PROF. JOHNSTON.
    • SIMEON COLLINS, OF WESTFIELD, MASS.
    • REV. JOSEPH EMERSON.
    • TAK SISSON.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • CHAPTER VI.
    • TESTIMONY OF PHILOSOPHERS AND OTHER EMINENT MEN.
    • GENERAL REMARKS.
    • PLAUTUS.
    • PLUTARCH.
    • PORPHYRY, OF TYRE.
    • LORD BACON.
    • SIR WILLIAM TEMPLE.
    • CICERO.
    • CYRUS THE GREAT.
    • PETER GASSENDI.
    • PROF. HITCHCOCK.
    • LORD KAIMS.
    • DR. THOMAS DICK.
    • PROFESSOR GEORGE BUSH.
    • THOMAS SHILLITOE.
    • ALEXANDER POPE.
    • SIR RICHARD PHILLIPS.
    • SIR ISAAC NEWTON.
    • THE ABBE GALLANI.
    • HOMER.
    • DR. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN.
    • MR. NEWTON.
    • O. S. FOWLER.
    • REV. MR. JOHNSTON.
    • JOHN H. CHANDLER.
    • REV. JESSE CASWELL.
    • MR. SAMUEL CHINN.
    • FATHER SEWALL.
    • MAGLIABECCHI,
    • OBERLIN AND SWARTZ.
    • THE IRISH.
    • JOHN BAILIES.
    • FRANCIS HUPAZOLI.
    • MARY CAROLINE HINCKLEY.
    • JOHN WHITCOMB.
    • CAPT. ROSS, OF THE BRITISH NAVY.
    • HENRY FRANCISCO.
    • PROFESSOR FERGUSON.
    • HOWARD, THE PHILANTHROPIST.
    • GEN. ELLIOTT.
    • ENCYCLOPEDIA AMERICANA.
    • MR. THOMAS BELL, OF LONDON.
    • LINNÆUS, THE NATURALIST.
    • SHELLEY, THE POET.
    • REV. EZEKIEL RICH.
    • REV. JOHN WESLEY.
    • LAMARTINE.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • CHAPTER VII.
    • SOCIETIES AND COMMUNITIES ON THE VEGETABLE SYSTEM.
    • GENERAL REMARKS.
    • THE PYTHAGOREANS.
    • THE ESSENES.
    • THE BRAMINS.
    • SOCIETY OF BIBLE CHRISTIANS.
    • ORPHAN ASYLUM OF ALBANY.
    • THE MEXICAN INDIANS.
    • SCHOOL IN GERMANY.
    • THE AMERICAN PHYSIOLOGICAL SOCIETY.
  • CHAPTER VIII.
    • VEGETABLE DIET DEFENDED.
      • I. THE ANATOMICAL ARGUMENT.
      • II. THE PHYSIOLOGICAL ARGUMENT.
      • III. THE MEDICAL ARGUMENT.
      • IV. THE POLITICAL ARGUMENT.
      • V. THE ECONOMICAL ARGUMENT.
      • VI. THE ARGUMENT FROM EXPERIENCE.
      • VII. THE MORAL ARGUMENT.
      • VIII. THE MILLENNIAL ARGUMENT
      • IX. THE BIBLE ARGUMENT.
      • CONCLUSION.
    • I. THE ANATOMICAL ARGUMENT.
    • II. THE PHYSIOLOGICAL ARGUMENT.
    • III. THE MEDICAL ARGUMENT.
    • IV. THE POLITICAL ARGUMENT.
    • V. THE ECONOMICAL ARGUMENT.
    • VI. THE ARGUMENT FROM EXPERIENCE.
    • VII. THE MORAL ARGUMENT.
    • VIII. THE MILLENNIAL ARGUMENT
    • IX. THE BIBLE ARGUMENT.
    • CONCLUSION.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • OUTLINES
    • OF A
  • NEW SYSTEM OF FOOD AND COOKERY.
    • CLASS I.—FARINACEOUS, OR MEALY SUBSTANCES.
    • DIVISION I.—BREAD.
      • Section A.—Bread of the first order.
      • Section B.—Bread of the second order.
      • Section C.—Bread of the third kind.
    • Section A.—Bread of the first order.
    • Section B.—Bread of the second order.
    • Section C.—Bread of the third kind.
    • DIVISION II.—WHOLE GRAINS.
      • Section A.—Boiled Grains.
      • Section B.—Grains, etc., in other forms. They may be baked, parched, roasted, or torrefied.
    • Section A.—Boiled Grains.
    • Section B.—Grains, etc., in other forms. They may be baked, parched, roasted, or torrefied.
    • DIVISION III.—CAKES
    • DIVISION IV.—PUDDINGS.
      • Section A.—Hominy.
      • Section B.—Puddings proper.
    • Section A.—Hominy.
    • Section B.—Puddings proper.
    • DIVISION V.—PIES.
    • CLASS II.—FRUITS.
    • DIVISION I.—DOMESTIC FRUITS.
      • Section A.—The large fruits—Apple, Pear, Peach, Quince, etc.
      • Section B.—The smaller fruits. The Strawberry, Cherry, Raspberry, Currant, Whortleberry, Mulberry, Blackberry, Bilberry, etc.
    • Section A.—The large fruits—Apple, Pear, Peach, Quince, etc.
    • Section B.—The smaller fruits. The Strawberry, Cherry, Raspberry, Currant, Whortleberry, Mulberry, Blackberry, Bilberry, etc.
    • DIVISION II.—FOREIGN FRUITS.
    • CLASS III.—ROOTS.
      • DIVISION I.—MEALY ROOTS.
      • Section A.—The Common Potato.
      • Section B.—The Sweet Potato.
    • DIVISION I.—MEALY ROOTS.
    • Section A.—The Common Potato.
    • Section B.—The Sweet Potato.
    • DIVISION II.—SWEET AND WATERY ROOTS.
    • CLASS IV.—MISCELLANEOUS ARTICLES OF FOOD.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • Fowler and Wells,
    • Publishers of Scientific and Popular
    • STANDARD WORKS,
      • 308 BROADWAY, NEW YORK.
    • 308 BROADWAY, NEW YORK.
    • Works on Phrenology.
    • American Phrenological Journal.
    • Combe's Lectures on Phrenology;
  • WORKS ON WATER CURE,
    • PUBLISHED BY
    • Fowler and Wells,
      • 308 Broadway, New York.
    • 308 Broadway, New York.
    • WORKS ON PHYSIOLOGY,
      • PUBLISHED BY
    • PUBLISHED BY
    • Fowler and Wells,
      • 308 Broadway, New York.
    • 308 Broadway, New York.
    • Miscellaneous.
    • Mesmerism and Psychology.
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