The Health Digest – Strength Magazine – July, 1926

Certain fundamental principles should govern diets. Every diet must contain ample calories, protein, bulk, alkaline ash foods, sugars, starches and mineral foods, vitamins and water. Reducing diets should violate more of the following four principles: 1. Reducing diets must contain adequate amounts of sugars and starches to properly burn the body fat that is lost in the weight reduction and the small amount of fat in the diet. The very frequent violation of this principle very often results in a serious type of acidosis.

Stark CenterUniversity of Texas