Counsels on Diet Food Author:Ellen G. White When Ellen G. White in 18864 began to speak and write on proper nutrition and a way of living that took into account nature?s laws, average life expectancy in the US was 32 years; meals, served three, four or five times a day were highly spiced, heavy with meats, rich gravies, fried foods and a vast array of pastries loaded with sugar and fat. M... more »ilk was often supplied by cows poorly cared for and sometimes tuberculous. Testing was unknown, and pasteurization was decades away. Except for salting and drying, the science of food preservation was still future.
It was in this climate that Ellen White, with a pen dipped in the wisdom and knowledge of the Designer of the human form and the Author or nature?s laws, called for a dietary program that was simple, healthful, nutritious and appetizing.
To this end she spoke for fifty years, writing her views in articles, books, and personal correspondence. Nutritionists today are aware of people?s resistance to change in their diet. Yet Ellen White succeeded in changing the dietary practices of hundreds of thousands who today profitably follow these counseled, now well supported by scientific research.
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