Thanks to my son, Alan, who encouraged me to write this book to share this information and revelation with everyone. CFI At age five I announced to my parents that I wanted to be a medical doctor so that I could help sick people and find the cause of disease. ), Compared to average weights in the Western world, these numbers seem low. A working man eating 3,000 calories a day at 5 percent protein needs only 150 of those calories as protein. Now we know that such “balance” is responsible for a virtual epidemic of coronary heart disease, coronary artery disease, high blood pressure, stroke, diabetes, cancer, and more. After two unsuccessful attempts to eat a vegetarian diet and after the need a second by-pass operation, the author of this book gave me some practical suggestions for a successful plant-centered diet. Nineteen years later, I am still on the wagon. July: Summer Foods, Emergency Drills, and Canning The real cause of obesity is excessive fat, which comes from animal products and added vegetable fats. You’ll savor foods that are healthy, easy to prepare, nourishing, and—best of all—delicious! Men may break the laws of health for years yet seem to feel no ill effects, but sooner or later the penalty must be paid by them and too often by their progeny. Grains are mentioned repeatedly in this revelation, with special mention of “wheat for man” in verse 17. 225, High Blood Pressure…………………………………………………………………………… 228, Salt…………………………………………………………………………………………………… 231, Diabetes……………………………………………………………………………………………. Nature has no favorites. Its strictures against alcohol, tobacco, coffee and tea are well known. **Doctrine and Covenants is often referred to as the D & C. LDS (Mormon) members accept this book as latter-day scripture along with the Bible and the Book of Mormon. If you want to lose weight, do what billions of people throughout the world do: eat the diet described in the Word of Wisdom, a diet consisting mainly of plant foods. Personally, I have high hopes in the next life for taking extensiveeducational courses in “Lifestyles of the Book of Mormon People” to be taught by those who lived in those times. Brigham Young (/ ˈ b r ɪ ɡ əm /; June 1, 1801 – August 29, 1877) was an American religious leader, politician, and settler.He was the second president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) from 1847 until his death in 1877. I'm still at it. This proposal was unanimously upheld by the membership of the Church. Perhaps that’s why we consume nearly 50 percent of our total calories as fat. You’ll find that information in this book. It is much more difficult to be happy when we or our loved ones are sick and broken down with disease, much of which could be prevented if we lived by the total Word of Wisdom, which is “the will of God in the temporal salvation of all Saints in the last days.” (D & C 89:2.). Plenty! 183, CHAPTER SIXTEEN: Wise Consumers Know Their Numbers ……………………….. 189, APPENDIX ONE: Hundreds of Common Foods—%of Fat—Protein— 7 Denver Post, Front Page, Lead Story, April 9, 1991; The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, Dr, Neal Barnard, president of the Physicians Committee, Virginia Messina, nutritionist editor of the bimonthly magazine “Guide To Healthy Eating”, 5100 Wisconsin Ave., N.W. ed. —Susan Isaacs, author of Compromising Positions and Takes One to Know One “Asher and Rivera’s new book The Permanent Weight Loss Plan transcends the usual self-help weight loss program. It contains admonitions against tobacco and alcohol. Hamburger is the single major contributor, and cheese holds the number two position. 94, CHAPTER TWELVE: Shopping Hints and Suggestions………………………………….. 100, CHAPTER THIRTEEN: Menus and Recipes for People Who Like to Cook………… 112, CHAPTER FOURTEEN: Recipes for the Best Possible Health…………………………. In addition they possess a religion or life philosophy which not only answers the deep questions of life and keeps them spiritually active, but which also tends to make them socially equal and economically secure—all of which make for contentment in life and peace with fellow humans and God. See also the article on Earl F. Updike: “Discovering the Word of Wisdom Pioneers: Whole Food, Plant-based Champion” in Meridian Magazine. The Seventh-day Adventist diet is a whole-foods, plant-based diet that has been associated with many health benefits. I bought the book and read it cover to cover in 1997, before I had heard of amazon.com. Sunday 2020-09-20 10:15:31 am : Mormon Diet Plan | Mormon Diet Plan | | Keto-Diet-Plan-For-200lb-Man Nathan Pritikin’s pioneer book concerning the causation of heart disease and other degenerative diseases has now been substantiated by vast scientific medical research during the last two decades. Patients with such complications should, of course, have weights 10-15% lower. Amen. Nearly forty years have gone by since this early study was proved false, and yet this gross error is still being perpetuated. Mormon crickets are omnivores, consuming mainly broad-leaved plants (33–60% of total dry weight of diet), insects (11–37%), and fungi (3–24%, Ueckert and Hansen 1970). 13 William Rose, “The Amino Acid Requirements of Adult Man, “Nutrition Abstracts and Reviews 27:631,1957. Instead you’ll do it with an inexpensive, reliable, enjoyable program sent to us by the Lord through the prophets, a program that can make you look and feel your physical best. They get fat like many native Americans.3. You can use lots of the items in your year’s supply, and you’ll save up to 50 percent on your grocery bills each week. As proof, the Widtsoes offered this table: Average Death Rates from Five Causes Yes! Determined as percentage of calories; Neal D. Barnard M.D., The Power of Your Plate (Summertown, TN:Book Publishing Company, 1990), 128-132. Scientific studies over the past forty years clearly demonstrate that a starch-centered diet supplemented with additional vegetables and fruits supplies humans with an excellent protein source and the foundation for the best possible nutrition.9. In addition we eat from 300 to 1000 milligrams of cholesterol a day, all of which comes from animal flesh and other animal products. 1914-19454, Cancer UP 123%, Diabetes UP 47%, Heart-Artery UP 153 %. Obviously, the negative portion—the “don’ts”—has great value. The protein of rat’s milk is “ten times more concentrated than that of milk intended for human babies.”11 Human mother’s milk contains roughly 5 percent protein. Our children are now at much greater risk of developing, early in adult life heart disease, stroke, cancer, diabetes, high blood pressure, and many other degenerative diseases.4. Red meats (beef, pork, mutton), egg yolks and dairy products account for three-fourths of the saturated fats Americans eat. What more could you possibly ask for? Read the Lord’s revealed word about diet and health. The article is by Christy Spackman, who grew up Mormon in Utah eating pie, fudge, zucchini, potatoes, and homemade bread, but not so much Jell-O. 21, The Prophet Joseph Smith and others have taught us that happiness is our goal in this world and the world to come. Tufts University Diet Nutrition Letter, Volume 8, No. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. That is only part of what you will find in these pages. This misconception dates back to 1914, when Osborn and Mendel studied the protein requirements of rats. Obviously Book of Mormon people, like people around the world from the beginning of time,ate what was available, meaning what they could grow and catch. In Asian countries, obesity is nearly unknown. Up with smart science! 204, Protein………………………………………………………………………………………………. A number of Incan mummies were uncovered at the coastal town of Tupac Amaru, in the midst of an ancient cemetery. For an answer, let’s take a closer look at the Word of Wisdom—the Lord’s revelation concerning our diets, our health, and our longevity. 12 Yea, flesh also of beasts and of the fowls of the air, I, the Lord, have ordained for the use of man with thanksgiving; nevertheless they are to be used sparingly; 13 And it is pleasing unto me that they should not be used, only in times of winter, or of cold, or famine. Many live in mountain valleys where the climate is invigorating, the water pure, and in the larger centers the care of conscientious medical personnel and Boards of Health is available. 2 John A. Widtsoe and Leah D. Widtsoe, The Word of Wisdom: A Modern Interpretation, rev. Therefore the old food groups are associated with increased risk of heart disease, cancer, obesity, diabetes and osteoporosis. xi, INTRODUCTION……………………………………………………………………………………….. xiii, CHAPTER ONE: What Happened to Us During the First Half of the Century………. 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We find it in Doctrine and Covenants 89:10-16 (emphasis added): “And again, verily I say unto you, all wholesome herbs [plants] God hath ordained for the constitution, nature, and use of man—every herb [plant] in the season thereof, and every fruit in the season thereof; all these to be used with prudence and thanksgiving. The Word of Wisdom diet is the Church of Latter-Day Saints’ official position on what its members should eat. Americans and all Western animal eating cultures need guidelines for planning meals that will help them meet nutrient needs and lower the risk of chronic degenerative diseases. The majority of our calories come from animal flesh (meat, fish, and fowl), other animal foods (milk, cheese, ice cream, cottage cheese, sour cream, butter, eggs, and so on), and added vegetable fats. 5 As stated in the Word of Wisdom, that’s what the Lord intended. Can you imagine attending a Relief Society Enrichment activity where Nephi or Alma’s wives taught us how to prepare their favorite dishes?I have a secret thought that, Of course, my point is simple and obvious: There were no Twinkies. in the United States of America per 100,000 of Population—  This yummy pasta and fruit salad is made with Acini de Pepe pasta (the “frog eyes”), pineapple juice and tidbits, mandarin orange slices, and marshmallows. 1. 12. In 1979 Nathan Pritikin, an electronics genius, wrote The Pritikin Program for Diet and Exercise. Science reporters are beginning to talk about “the Mormon diet.” However, in spite of this exploding scientific knowledge, most Church members continue to get most of their calories from rich animal foods like chicken, fish, milk, cheese, ice cream, cottage cheese, sour cream, eggs, meats, and other products derived from animals. He immediately began looking for the types of food that would prevent, and even cure, heart disease—as well as many other diseases. There are only five commonly used, high-fat plant foods: olives (98 percent fat), avocados (88 percent fat), coconuts (92 percent fat), most nuts and seeds (75 to 87 percent fat), and chocolate (milk chocolate is 56 percent fat). Dr. Widtsoe asked, “Why not better Latter-day Saint health? So go ahead. Varied combinations among the twenty or so amino acids form the proteins found in humans and all other living creatures. From Books in Word of Wisdom Literature by Jane Birch. These minimum requirements provide a large margin of safety in the event some people might have greater protein needs. But if you live by the Lord’s law of health, you will find they are a real possibility.23, *References: Chapter Two The highest of the three degrees of glory that a person can attain after this life. The Chinese people eat very little flesh or animal food of any kind, and dairy products are virtually unknown. “Since the diseases which take most lives among the Latter-day Saints have distinct nutritional relationships, it is safe to conclude that the dietary life habits of the people are at fault. It is important to know that any single starch, such as potatoes, brown rice, corn, beans, or grains, in its unprocessed form can supply all the needed energy and essential amino acid requirements. Of course, there are volumes and ongoing studies on ancient life and cultures. Dietary Beliefs of Mormons 1 Purpose. Of course, Joseph Smith had no scientific studies to back up the Word of Wisdom, nor did the ancient cultures as they ate what was available, but it’s interesting to me that it truly IS one eternal round! No processed foods with high fructose corn syrup. LDS members, commonly known as Mormons, refer to a scriptural canon called Doctrine and Covenants, or D&C. “ALL GRAIN is good for the FOOD of MAN; as also the FRUIT of the vine; that which yieldeth fruit, whether in the ground or above the ground—”, Let’s look at the Word of Wisdom a little more closely. Then gather long-term foods, home storage supplies, and emergency equipment. Thank you Dr. Neal Barnard and the National Physicians Committee For Responsible Medicine. DIET - Mormons follow a strict health code. A growing number of health professionals are proclaiming the 89th Section of the Doctrine and Covenants, or the “Word of Wisdom Diet,” as the best for promoting health. Tema: Dieta mormona. Mormon Food Traditions. Cancer, heart disease, stomach ulcers, and diabetes are increasing in civilized countries at an alarming rate. Though there were no Twinkies or McDonalds, they did have wine (fermented fruit) and used it to weaken and dull the senses and activities of their enemies. Revolutionary things have been learned during the past few decades about food and health. Most animal foods are laden with huge amounts of saturated fat. In 5:9 Mormon tells us that he is only including a small account of what he saw in his life, “daring not to give a full account of the things which I have seen” . What kind … With each gram of protein amounting to 4 calories, this would represent only 37 grams of protein. Diseases of Heart, Arteries, Kidneys UP 34% in 14 years. The most well-known guidelines were prohibitions against consuming alcohol, tobacco, coffee, and tea. This corresponds exactly with the revealed diet of the Lord. 3 Diabetes Forecast, December 1990, A Publication of the American Diabetes Association, Inc. “Who Gets Diabetes? 11 Every herb in the season thereof, and every fruit in the season thereof; all these to be used with prudence and thanksgiving. They do not drink tea, coffee or alcohol and the provision of milk, water and fruit juices would be appreciated. All sources of unprocessed foods, including animal flesh, meat, fish, chicken, and all plants, contain all twenty or so amino acids. If the water is in a small bottle or jar, it should be made of PETE (explained here). See more ideas about mormon, hey girl, mormon girl. 7 John A. McDougall, The McDougall Program, Twelve Days to Dynamic Health (New York:NAL Books, 1990), 383-384; John A. McDougall, McDougall’s Medicine:A Challenging Second Opinion (Piscataway NJ:New Century Publishers, 1985), 72-77. Mormons use the Bible, the Book of Mormon, the Pearl of Great Price, and the Doctrine and Covenants as canonized scripture. I bought the book and read it cover to cover in 1997, before I had heard of amazon.com. For a brief summary of some of Rose’s studies see John A. McDougall and Mary A. McDougall, The McDougall Plan (Piscataway, NJ:New Century Publishers, 1983) 97-99. However, it may be the food that is most familiar to outsiders. Plants provide all twenty or so amino acids, including the eight or nine essential ones we need. Also, Joseph Smith taught that animals have spirits. Infectious diseases are diminishing; chronic or degenerative diseases are increasing. Kenneth E. Johnson, Sr., M.D. Meat, dairy products and added oils are only considered to be options and not essential to an optimal diet. American Health, The Worlds Healthiest Diet, by Susan S. Lang, September 1989, pages 105-107, 110, 112; Neal D. Barnard M.D., The Power of Your Plate (Summertown, TN:Book Publishing Company, 1990), 73-96. Among the Latter-day Saints, per 100,000 of Population Animal Foods Severely Limited by the Lord, Only animal food has cholesterol. Lorenzo Snow, the Churchs president in the early 20th century, emphasized his wish that all Latter-day Saints would stop eating meat, but Joseph F. Smith, the prophet who followed him, didnt s… In the last, if you are successfully able to follow this particular diet chart then you live almost 10 years more than an ordinary person who does not follow this – no kidding. Is it any wonder why so few of us are within the ideal weight range? In case you wonder, yes, La Loma Foods was first founded by Seventh Day Adventists in Loma Linda, Carolina by 1905, over a hundred years ago, as a bakery named The Sanitarium Food Company and owned by The Seventh-day Adventist Church until 1990. Consistently over the years, however, the evidence favors a diet in keeping with the recommendations contained in the Word of Wisdom. Does what the Widtsoes said half a century ago really apply to us today? This early study was later proved dead wrong. In 1973 Dr. Denis Burkitt, a world-renowned medical researcher and scientist, proclaimed that Americans and other Westerners needed to increase dietary fiber many times.1 Dr. Burkitt said recently that “Our ancestors ate over 100 grams of fiber per day. Mormon is a nickname sometimes given to members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 11 John A. McDougall and Mary A. McDougall, The McDougall Plan (Piscataway, NJ:New Century Publishers, 1983), 100-101. The building blocks of proteins are the amino acids. Therefore, those who have disobeyed the laws of health in childhood and youth, whether ignorantly or willfully, must seek with redoubled care, to preserve their health during maturity. The Mormon Diet was published in 1991. After careful study of the Word of Wisdom, the only possible conclusion is that we must get the majority of our calories from PLANTS (grains, vegetables, and fruits). )1, “Your physical body is a magnificent creation of God,” said Elder Russell M. Nelson in an October 1985 general conference address. 5 Neal D. Barnard M.D., The Power of Your Plate (Summertown, TN:Book Publishing Company, 1990), 7-10, 25-28; New Four Food Groups, Whole Grains, Vegetables, Legumes, Fruits, April 8, 1991. Los mormones son bien conocidos por sus restricciones dietéticas. The best possible food sources for protein are grains, vegetables, and fruits in an unrefined, minimally processed form. 236, REFERENCES—General…………………………………………………………………………… 241, GENERAL INDEX…………………………………………………………………………………… 245, RECIPE INDEX……………………………………………………………………………………….. 253, ABOUT THE AUTHOR…………………………………………………………………………….. 255. Pneumonia down 60% in 14 years You’ll be free of degenerative diseases. Then go for a brisk walk! My wife, Ethel Updike, came up with many of the recipes and spent numerous hours advising, proofreading, and cheering me to the completion of this book. This small quantity of protein is almost impossible to avoid if you eat enough food to satisfy your hunger.6, Dr. John McDougall says, “Excess amounts of proteins (especially of animal proteins) cause change in kidney activity, resulting in large losses of calcium from the body. The standard American diet is made up mainly of animal food loaded with cholesterol and fats, as well as too many salts, sugars, super-refined foods, food additives, added vegetable fats, concentrated chemical poisons, and drugs from animal products. Section 89 Doctrine & Covenants**. Revelacin: la Palabra de Sabidura, que da consejos de salud con dimensiones espirituales y recomienda tomar poca carne y basar nuestra dieta, sobre todo, en legumbres, verduras y … 12 John A. McDougall and Mary A. McDougall, The McDougall Plan (Piscataway, NJ:New Century Publishers, 1983), 55, 105. Full Text of the Word of Wisdom, Earl F. Updike, The Mormon Diet—A Word of Wisdom: 14 Days to New Vigor and Health (Bayfield, Colorado: Best Possible Health, 1991). It can change the lives of your loved ones. Embed. Cornell University, Division of Nutritional Sciences, Ithaca, N.Y. 14853. Mormons put a high priority on food storage as a method of self-reliance in the face of disaster or monetary strife. Since this area of Peru is extremely dry throughout the entire year, the preservation conditions for organic materials is very good – many of the ancient mummies are so well preserved that parts such as skin, hair, eyelashes, and fingernails remain on the bodies. You’ll enjoy boundless energy. Discovering the Word of Wisdom You will be healthier, happier, and more loving than you ever dreamed possible! Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, 5100 Wisconsin Ave., N.W. Why I Love My Mormon Mom Planner: A 15-Picture Tour. Guide to Healthy Eating, September-October 1990,”Protein: Exploding The Myths, pages 2-3; Neal D. Barnard M.D., “The Power of Your Plate” (Summertown, TN:Book Publishing Company, 1990), 61-62, 81-82, 128- 133, 183. (Salt Lake City:Deseret Book, 1950),4. 4, The Lord said, “Beasts [animals] and fowls are to be used SPARINGLY. These industrial giants know that if the whole truth were known, the human outcry would shake this nation’s food and medical complex. Why? 6 Neal D. Barnard, M.D., The Power of Your Plate (Summertown, TN:Book Publishing Company, 1990), 7-10, Chapters 1, 2, 6; Kevin P. Byrne, M.D., Understanding and Managing Cholesterol, A Guide for Wellness Professionals (Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics Books,1991), 167. Over the past twelve years it has become increasingly clear that the consumption of animal products (chicken, fish, red meat, dairy products, and eggs) causes disease, while the eating of plant foods creates health, strength, and well-being. 4 John A. Widtsoe and Leah D. Widtsoe, The Word of Wisdom: A Modern Interpretation, rev. What does that mean in real terms? 18 And all saints who remember to keep and do these sayings, walking in obedience to the commandments, shall receive health in their navel and marrow to their bones; 19 And shall find wisdom and great treasures of knowledge, even hidden treasures; 20 And shall run and not be weary, and shall walk and not faint. For example, in the U.S., in the year 2012 a stranger (like Ammon) coming in and cutting off the arms of the enemy in the name of inspiration from God would be in serious trouble for a very long time rather than being hailed as a hero. 4 Behold, verily, thus saith the Lord unto you: In consequence of evils and designs which do and will exist in the hearts of conspiring men in the last days, I have warned you, and forewarn you, by giving unto you this word of wisdom by revelation. Intermittent Fasting. Lots of specialists believe that periodic fasting might work best for those who want to lose a great deal of weight in a brief quantity of time. Sugar should be limited because it is only empty calories that take the place of complex carbohydrates. Good health is synonymous with happiness in this world. With every reading of the Book of Mormon, my testimony grows, but so does my list of comparisons and questions! 10 Piece Pressure Canning Kit – Canning is very popular in the LDS faith. On the other hand, animal foods, such as chicken, fish, red meat, dairy products and eggs, are all loaded with cholesterol. What can happen as a result? Standard American Diet—Hazardous to Health. These are the people in the white dress shirts who come knocking on your door, wondering if you have time to talk about the Book of Mormon. Humans and animals can synthesize some of the needed amino acids, but others must be obtained from food. in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, Plant food is generally very low in fat, high in complex carbohydrates, high in fiber, and contains absolutely no cholesterol. 7, CHAPTER THREE: Cholesterol Kills……………………………………………………………… 21, CHAPTER FOUR: Fats—The Dreaded Enemy…………………………………………………. That to which the taste is accustomed often creates an imperative desire. Can you imagine attending a Relief Society Enrichment activity where Nephi or Alma’s wives taught us how to prepare their favorite dishes?I have a secret thought that cookbooks and lifestyle information may actually be part ofthe sealed portions of the Golden Plates. 5 Published Medical Literature: “The Mormon Diet, A Word of Wisdom”, References. Section 89 of this scripture contains advice for eating a healthy diet and is known by church members as The Word of Wisdom. April: Soup, Fish, Beans, and Sanitation. No Paula Deen. From a personal standpoint I should tell the reader of this book that I underwent quadruple by-pass open heart surgery ten years ago because of severe coronary artery disease. 8 And again, tobacco is not for the body, neither for the belly, and is not good for man, but is an herb for bruises and all sick cattle, to be used with judgment and skill. Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users. For example, 3,000 calories of white potatoes alone provide 80 grams of excellent protein; the same amount of rice would supply 60 grams of quality protein.8. Plant foods are the Lord’s food for man (D & C 89:10-16). And there is absolutely no fiber in any animal product. ... Another reason that this diet plan is effective is because the scientific research study found that there are far fewer calories burned while fasting. Simply stated, you’ll enjoy the best possible health! Compiled from records in The Office of The Presiding Bishopric. There can be no progress except as the will is directed towards obedience to law. Dr. Stephen T. Williamson, MD in his article “Cancer, Nutrition and the Word of Wisdom at LDS.org says: “Although we often consider the verses teaching us to avoid alcohol, tobacco, and hot drinks to be the most important parts of the Word of Wisdom (D&C 89), the larger portion of this revelation is actually devoted to teaching us what we should consume: wheat, other grains, fruits, and vegetables. Earl Updike's: Mormon Diet and Mormon Diet Cookbook. Over two decades earlier doctors had told Pritikin that he had incurable heart disease. See also Degrees of Glory; Eternal Life; Exaltation. 23 Reprinted from Bulletin of The Walter Kempner Foundation (Durham, N.C.) Vol. Our nutritional needs are a lot different from rats. The rich and educated are as susceptible as those whose finances demand a low output for food.”. No McDonalds. Some believe that plants provide only incomplete protein. Fats taste sweet. The world could with much profit consider its dietary habits and mistakes. By studying the remains of 500-year-old Incan mummies, she was able to reconstruct what kinds of foods they ate, how much they consumed, and when the food was eaten. (Lesson 15, 1989 Relief Society study manual, “Follow Me.”), In the September 1988 Ensign, LDS Church President Ezra Taft Benson cautioned us, “There is no question that the health of the body affects the spirit, or the Lord would never have revealed the Word of Wisdom…That which affects our bodies also affects our souls.. .Disease, fevers, and unexpected deaths are some of the consequences directly related to disobedience.”, President Benson went on to say that “to a great extent, we are physically what we eat…Most of us are acquainted with some of the prohibitions of the Word of Wisdom, such as no tea, coffee, tobacco, or alcohol. For information address: Best Possible Health The full history of the whole food, plant-based (WFPB) revolution has yet to be written, and I, for one, am eagerly looking forward to it. * References: Chapter One Of course, my point is simple and obvious: There were no Twinkies. Yet, a vegan diet is not always as nutritionally virtuous and as clean as a plant-based lifestyle—hello, faux meat and french fries. 75, CHAPTER TEN: Change: Making It All Work with Diet and Exercise……………….. 83, CHAPTER ELEVEN: Two Weeks of Easy Menus……………………………………………. Don’t worry. In addition to these benefits, having a meal plan can help your household save up to a few thousand dollars annually. Unfortunately, too many of us are complacent about the positive aspects of the Word of Wisdom. pique my curiosity with every page! Nathan Pritikin, The Pritikin Program for Diet and Exercise (New York: Bantam Books, 1979) 364-386; Neal D. 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