Ask the Doctor – Strength Magazine – December, 1926

Most tall, thin, underweight people are afflicted with fallen stomach and intestines, and due to congestion, a condition called mucus colitis with diarrhea, though in some cases there is a reverse condition, constipation. It would be best for you to take a rest in bed of from two weeks to a month, meanwhile eating plenty of easily digested foods; well cooked cereals like cream of wheat, corn starch, mashed potatoes, toasted white bread, buttermilk and junket; eliminate coarse foods and things containing skins and seeds.

Stark CenterUniversity of Texas