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The leading British diabetologist of the day - Dr Frederick Pavy, publishes a dietary for the diabetic full of animal meats, eggs, cheese, greens and nuts. "Must avoid eating: Sugar in any form, Bread, Potatoes. Peas. Cabbage. Pastry. Fruit of all kinds."

Researches on the Nature and Treatment of Diabetes


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Dietary for the diabetic:

May Eat:

Butcher's meat of all kinds, except liver.

Ham, bacon.




Animal soups.

Eggs, cheese, cream, butter.

Greens, spinach, lettuce, nuts sparingly.

Must avoid Eating:

Sugar, bread, Rice, Potatoes, Cauliflower, peas, broccoli, and many more.

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