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  • The diet should be restricted, consisting chiefly of soups and farinaceous foods; more especially is this of importance in the chronic form.
  • Should these rules be insufficient, then (4) proteid and farinaceous food should be taken in separate meals - farinaceous food at breakfast, proteid alone at lunch; farinaceous in the afternoon, and proteid again in the evening.
  • The reason for this is that farinaceous foods are digested in the intestine and not in the stomach, where they may undergo fermentation, whereas proteid foods are to a great extent digested in the stomach.
  • Rice, therefore, is chiefly a farinaceous food, and requires to be combined with fatty and nitrogenous substances, such as milk or meat gravy, to satisfy the requirements of the system.
  • Elliot, "On the Farinaceous Grains and the various kinds of Pulses used in Southern India," Edin.
 

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