The Medieval Health Handbook -- Tacuinum Sanitatis
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The advice offered by the lively images from the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries featured here is sometimes comically anachronistic, but is often evidence of a remarkably modern sophistication concerning balanced eating, sleeping, and exercising."
this book gives you a very good image of the relation between food, clothing and the idea of ancient medicine. wiel van der mark the relation between the doctrine of the balance in the four humours and daily practice is very nice told in this book