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VEGETARIANISM IS NOT ENOUGH - FOR GOOD HEALTH

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SOME PRACTICAL DO'S AND DONTS IN NATURAL HYGIENE
Can Natural Hygiene give some practical guidelines to maintain and preserve good health? What are the guidelines in cases of illness?

HOW TO RECOGNISE HEALTH IN YOU
Many people are able to recognise the signs of ill health within them. We have been conditioned to look for signs of ill health rather than health.

HOW SOON CAN YOU GET WELL?
People are so used to seeing their symptoms vanish with the prick of a needle, that they also expect instantaneous relief when they embark on a Hygienic way of life. They forget that the speedy relief they had was only temporary.

LIVING BEYOND YOUR MEANS
Husbanding one's resources is a sure sign of good investment. But how many of us fail to realise that what is true of economical strength is also true of bodily and mental wellbeing.

WHAT IS THIS TOXAEMIA?
Toxaemia and toxins are words commonly used in the Natural Hygiene field but many people are still in ignorance of what they are and what they imply.

SOME PRACTICAL HINTS FOR A DETOXIFYING REGIME
Not many people have the time to undertake a fast. For those who want to detoxify themselves the following practical suggestions will go a long way in helping them to detoxify.

VEGETARIANISM IS NOT ENOUGH - FOR GOOD HEALTH
Many people make the mistake of choosing a fragment and building a total way of life around it. Vegetarianism is one of them.

OVERCOMING DEPRESSION WITHOUT DRUGS
The Hygienic practitioner's first duty is to make the person with depression realise that it is within his or her own power to get well, without resort to drugs

DO "HEALTH FOODS" GIVE YOU HEALTH?
Many people have no idea that the modern day "Health Food Store" has very little in common with the one opened 50 years ago.

FOOD & LIFE
What is the natural diet of man? - How much, when, how to eat? - Speaking of food as "medicine" is to transfer to food all the misconceptions about drugs.

EDUCATE - NOT MEDICATE
In the past Dr Shelton was chastised by Hygienists for his strong language in criticising the medical profession - modern day Hygienists are still sitting on the fence.

WHAT PRICE - "THE REMEDY MENTALITY"
Ill health is so prevalent that doctors are beset with a mass of people who are seeking relief from their aches and pains and their disabilities.

NATURAL HYGIENE IDEAS ARE BEING STOLEN!
Many Natural Hygiene adherents would probably be greatly surprised to learn that there is undoubted evidence that Natural Hygiene ideas are gradually being purloined ...
  Many people make the mistake of choosing a fragment and building a total way of life around it. Vegetarianism is one of them. Being a vegetarian (i.e., one who abstains from flesh of animals, birds and fishes) although a step forward in the totality of life, is by no means the be all and end all of human life, lived at its best.

Dietetic laws are only part of the laws laid down by nature to ensure healthy, happy and harmonious living. Even in diet there are other things that are far more important than an exclusive vegetarian diet for superior nutrition of the human individual. Unless these other conditions are fulfilled, superior nutrition will not result.

Most vegetarians are so because of ethical reasons. "Thou shalt not kill" is emphatically laid down in the text of most religions. Ahimsa, harmlessness is the creed of vegetarians. So far so good, and that is what it should be. But, putting aside ethical and moral values re animals and other creatures, most vegetarians haven't a clue as to their own welfare and wellbeing. Otherwise the millions of vegetarians all over the world would be brimming with health. Alas, such is not the case. Many vegetarians are ignorant about ways and means of attaining superior nutrition and good health. Others are so bigoted that they ridicule, like other non-vegetarians, any attempt to teach them the laws of health, secure in their half-baked knowledge that abstaining from flesh, fish or fowl is passport enough to a health paradise.

Vegetarians who claim to know about ethics and morals completely sidestep the issues when it comes to practising Ahimsa, harmlessness toward their own self their body, designated by some as the temple of God. They practise, either in ignorance or wilfully, the cruelty and brutality upon their own body that they so emphatically fight against those who practise it upon animals. They vilify their own body by such harmful living habits that no wild animal will perpetuate against itself. Vegetarians smoke, drink alcohol, chew tobacco, take snuff, overeat gluttonously, take very little exercise, breathe foul air, drink tea, coffee, cocoa and other harmful beverages; consume a lot of eggs, cheese, nuts, pulses and grain foods, to make up for their loss of steak, kidney and livers; eat devitalised, demineralised, denatured, foodless foods from supermarkets, eaten all mixed up together in bad combinations; indulge in drugs, herbs and various orthodox medical gimmickry, and keep bemoaning that wars will not stop until mankind learns to stop butchering animals for their food, not realising that mankind is slowly devastating not only animals but the whole earth, including mankind, by the chemical and nuclear pollution of our air, water and soil.

Like the Temperance Society, the vegetarians, by harping on only one theme, defeat their own purpose. For, unless mankind is revolutionised into changing his whole mode of life and living mentality, morally and physically, a partial reform will only fail ultimately.

Respect either for animals or humans, together with reverence for life, can only come if there is self-respect. Self-respect is and should be the keyword, as it is with those whom I call "Health Watchers" or Natural Hygienists.
Natural Hygiene embraces a vegetarian diet, believing that the natural diet of man is based on man being classified as a frugivore, but it goes beyond and embraces all other primordial requisites of life and health, which an ordinary vegetarian does not. Vegetarianism goes so far and no further.

Natural Hygienists believe that, "Knowledge is proud that he has learnt so much, Wisdom is humble that he knows no more." and thus go on to embrace a more comprehensive whole than the fragment of a divided self.

Giving up one kind of stimulation for another is a bad practice. Diet alone will not give us spirituality.
Tea and toast vegetarians will not reach their Nirvana any more than a steak eating Physical Culturist, but both of them can attain a state of awareness that comes with "Joie de vivre" of buoyant health and wellbeing of an integrated personality.

Health and wholesomeness go together, physical health coupled with emotional and moral wellbeing, and together with intellectual and mental excellence, spell perfect manhood. This then is the fine contrast between the promise and the fulfilment.


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