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Galeni De Victu Attenuante Liber


Galen was one of the most influential medical writers of the ancient world, and On Food and Diet is one of his most important works. This new translation by Karl Kalbfleisch offers a comprehensive guide to Galen's theories on the role of food in health and disease, including his ideas on the significance of digestion, nutrition, and the regulation of bodily fluids. The book is essential reading for anyone interested in the history of medicine or the traditions of nutritional therapy.

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Book Details

  • Publisher: Legare Street Press
  • Publish Date: Jul 18th, 2023
  • Pages: 74
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.21in - 6.14in - 0.15in - 0.26lb
  • EAN: 9781022761261
  • Categories: GeneralGeneralHistory