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Horace Fletcher (1849–1919) was an American health food enthusiast of the Victorian era who earned the
nickname "The Great Masticator,"

He argued that food should be chewed completely into a liquid before being swallowed to ensure a more
perfect digestion.  He coined the oft repeated Maxim: "Nature will castigate those who don't masticate."


THE FIVE PRINCIPLES OF FLETCHERISM:

FIRST: Wait for a true, earned appetite.

SECOND: Select from the food available that which appeals most to appetite, and in the order
called for by appetite.

THIRD: Get all the good taste there is in food out of it in the mouth, and swallow only when it
practically "swallows itself."

FOURTH: Enjoy the good taste for all it is worth, and do not allow any depressing or diverting
thought to intrude upon the ceremony.

FIFTH: Wait; take and enjoy as much as possible what appetite approves ; Nature will do the
rest.


Key Sign to look for: 

"The moment appetite begins to slack up a bit, the moment saliva does not flow so freely as at first, the moment there is any degree of satisfaction of the appetite, stop eating!"

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