In the 1930s Dr. Price documented highly isolated communities that enjoyed extraordinary health, long life and virtual immunity to dental disease. Price visited remote parts of Scotland, Switzerland, Canada, Alaska, Peru, Africa, Down Under, etc. All of these communities were so isolated that they did not have access to industrial foods. Many interesting photos.
A study of proper and improper human nutrition and of the various forms of disease consequent from mal-nutrition. Considers wheat bread and of the diseases caused by denaturing it to make white flour.
"By means of this broader pattern (of soil fertility in the US) we would probably arrive at the suspicion, at least, that much that is now called “disease” should more properly be called deficiencies in nutrition because of low soil fertility."
McCarrison details animal studies he conducted in India. Using pigeons and monkeys he created disease conditions by restriction of vitamin intake and drew analogies to human ailments. The book also offers frank and simple recommendations for human dietary improvement and the elimination of many diseases thereby.