With some persons the increase of fatty tissue becomes so great as to amount to positive disease. This may be combated in various ways.
General Treatment.-Open-air exercise should be taken regularly. The freest ventilation should be secured in the house. Meals should be taken regularly, three times a day, and foods rich in fat, starch, or sugar should be avoided or taken sparingly. An exclusive raw-fruit diet will rapidly decrease weight. For example-Breakfast; oranges and bananas. Lunch: apples and tomatoes. Tea: oranges. Dinner: apples, bananas, melons. Almonds may be added. No drink of any kind to be taken.
Medicines.-The medicine most commonly useful in this condition is
After a course of this, Calcarea carb. 6 should be tried. After this Arsen. 3.