A Physician's Handbook on Orthomolecular Medicine by Roger J. Williams, Dwight K. Kalita

By Roger J. Williams, Dwight K. Kalita

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20 Gal, 40 M. Milk, 40 Glc 286 0 0 5 7 281 16. 40 Gal, Syn. II(+) 0 11 11 12 17. 40 Gal, Syn. II 229 0 0 0 18. C. C. = Pi ! M. = vitamin mixture (see Table 3); Glc = glucose; Syn. 1 & Syn. II = semi-synthetic diets; Syn. I (+) & S? i (+) = supp;lemented semi-5synthetic diets; (see i Table 2); M. 006% Cu(C 2 H 3 0 2 ) 2 -H 2 0). With this information as a background, we confirmed in preliminary experiments that galactose-induced cataracts are easy to produce, and then set out to study their nutritional control.

But again, the hard-earned lessons of the past were fading, and Sir Arbuthnot Lane had little support for his dietary views from orthodox medicine. He died in 1943 at the age of 87, just at the time when a great new wave of medicine swept in — the era of genuine wonder drugs: sulfa, penicillin and the other antibiotics. Ever since, we have been inclined to seek relief from our puzzling chronic diseases in pill bottles rather than in life styles. We drifted back into the luxurious assumption that it mattered very little what kind of food we ate.

Around 1920, when the startling epidemic of coronary heart attacks began, it soon became clear that some factor in our environment or life style had broken through our resistance to this disease. In recent years, it seemed to be an excess consumption of saturated fat and cholesterol accompanying an affluent diet of meat and dairy products, but this has turned out to be highly controversial, and at best only a partial answer. There are now strong indications that fiber deficiency has been a major missing link in our understanding, not only of coronary thrombosis, but also of a strange collection of other diseases, ranging from hemorrhoids and varicose veins to gallbladder disease and diabetes.

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