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Cases of “sprue,” even those of long duration, may be cured rapidly with a diet that excludes cane sugar and flour of all kinds, leaving the patients free to take milk, fruits, meats and green vegetables.
There is nothing disagreeable about this diet and the patients are able to live on it perfectly well, especially in the countries where the disease is prevalent and in which, as a rule, a great variety of fruits and vegetables are to be obtained all the year round.