Avicenna - The Canon of Medicine - Nutrition and the balanced diet
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Avicenna (1999). The Canon of Medicine (al-Qānūn fī'l-ṭibb), vol. 1. Laleh Bakhtiar (ed.), Oskar Cameron Gruner (trans.), Mazhar H. Shah (trans.). Great Books of the Islamic World
The meal should include:
(1) meat especially kid of goats; veal, and year-old lambs
(2) wheat, which is cleaned of extraneous matter and gathered during a healthy harvest without ever being exposed to injurious influences
(3) sweets (fruits) of appropriate temperament.
Lastly, the third thing mentioned is sleep; to make sure that you do not sleep during the days, and do not stay awake during the nights.
The source of the experienceAvicenna
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Activities and commonsteps
Dreaming and lucid dreaming
Eating for health