Galen on Food and Diet
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Galen on Food and Diet

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Galen, the personal physician of the emperor Marcus Aurelius, wrote what was long regarded as the definitive guide to a healthy diet, and profoundly influenced medical thought for centuries. Based on his theory of the four humours, these works describe the effects on health of a vast range of foods including lettuce, lard, peaches and hyacinths.
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Paperback, 224 pages
Published September 20th 2000 by Routledge (first published September 11th 2000)
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