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HEALTH
Diet and Diet Reform

Written by : M. K. Gandhi
Edited by : Bharatan Kumarappa
First Edition : 5,000 copies, July 1949
Price : Rs. 30/-
ISBN 81-7229-062-4

Printed and Published by : Jitendra T. Desai
Navajivan Mudranalaya, Ahemadabad-380014 India

Navajivan Trust, 1949

  Editor's Note   To the Reader
PART I
SECTION I : GENERAL
  My faith in vegetarianism   The Moral Basis of Vegetarianism
  Diet for Brahmacharya   Green and Dietetic Ahimsa
  'Food Faddists'   Unfired Food Experiment
  Unfired Food   Unfired Food
  Unfired Food   National Food
  Minimum Diet   For Four Rupees A Month
  A talk to village workers   Minimum Diet
  Plea for more fruits   Carrion-eating
SECTION II : Rice, Wheat and Gur
  Polished v. Unpolished   Rice, Wheat and Gur
  Unpolished Rice   Wheat and Gur
  All About Rice   Waste into Wealth
SECTION III : Soya Beans and Ground-nuts
  Green Leaves   Soya Beans
  Soya Beans   In praise of ground-nut cake
SECTION IV : Green Leaves, etc.
  Green Leaves   Neem Leaves and Tamarind
  Need for Care   Gauva Seeds
  Mango Seed Kernel  
SECTION V : Milk
  Cow's Milk v. Buffalo's   Skimmed Milk
  Cow's Milk for Lepers  
SECTION VI : Ghee and Oil
  Cow's Ghee v. Buffalo's Ghee   Buffalo Milk-fat v. Cow Milk-fat
  Ghee   Adulteration of Ghee
  Adulteration of Ghee   Vanaspati and Ghee
  The danger of 'Vanaspati'  
PART II
SECTION I : GENERAL
  Precautions against ills of the season (M.D.)   Dietetic Changes (M.D.)
  Mortification of the flesh (M.D.)   Vitamins - I (P. C. Ghosh)
  Vitamins - II (P. C. Ghosh)   Physiological basis of nutrition
  Are you acid? (H. C. Menkel)   What and how much to eat? (H. C. Menkel)
  Question on Diet (H. C. Menkel)   Improved Diets (A. K.)
  Place of cereals in food (I. Amin)   An experiment in National Diet (Pyarelal)
  Revealing Figures (A. K.)  
SECTION II : RICE, WHEAT AND GUR
  The Miracle of Unpolished Rice (M.D.)   Unpolished v. Polished Rice (Prof. Basu)
  Saving Cereals (D. K. Gupta)   Useful Suggestion (M. A. Chadray)
  White v. Brown Sugar (M. D.)   The havoc of Sugar (M. D.)
  Bad teeth and refined carbohydrates   Potentialities of palm jaggery (Gajanan Naik)
  Nira - A Nutritious beverage (Gajanan Naik)  
SECTION III : Soya Beans and Ground-nuts
  Warning against Soya Beans (M. D.)   Soya Beans (M.D.)
  Soya Bean Recipes   A Soya Bean Book (M. D.)
  The Utility of the Ground-nut (A. K.)  
SECTION IV : FRUIT
  The Merit of Amla (A. K.)  
SECTION V : MILK
  Skimmed Milk and Buttermilk (W. R. Aykroyd and S. C. Dasgupta)  
SECTION VI : GHEE AND OIL
  Edible Oils (P. C. Ghosh)   Blindness at a price (J. C. Kumarappa)
  Nakali Ghee (J. C. Kumarappa)  
SECTION VII : TEA
  Another Rising Menance (J. C. Kumarappa)  
  Non-English words with their meanings