Table of Contents

From the book: Hygeia - Nutrition and Physiology


First Considerations 1

Rudolf Steinerís Indications 3

Introduction: Hygeia 4

Topic: Calories and Energy 6

Exercise and Burning Calories 9

Topic: The Caloric Content of Foods 10

Food Calorie Chart 13

Topic: Fast Food/ Fat Food 15

Topic: Facts on American Nutrition 17

Topic: Obesity, Bulimia, Anorexia 21

An Apple a Day 24

Topic: Proteins, Carbohydrates, and Fats 25

Topic: Digestion Processes 28

Topic: Teeth 34

Comparative Anatomy: Animal Teeth 35

Topic: The Circulatory System 37

Topic: The Action of the Heart 40

Blood Vessel in Lower Organisms 42

Topic: The Respiratory System 43

Cancer and Mistletoe 45

Imagination on the Bronchial Tree 47

Topic and Demonstration on Smoking 48

Appendix: The Cholesterol Controversy 50

Bibliography 52