Report on Introduction of Solid Foods to Infants By Richard LaVer Bentley submitted to Brother VerDon W Ballantyne English 316 section 6 Brigham young University Provo, Utah By Richard LBentley April 28, 1978   993 E. third SouthProvo, UT 84601 …

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Rule your own passions, and exercise faith until you can govern and control your appetites, instead of drinking tea, coffee, and hot drinks. [“Knowledge—Object of Man’s Existence on the Earth, etc.,” reported by G. D. Watt, Journal of Discourses, vol. …

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A vegetarian, Joseph Fielding Smith in 1978 delivered a strong denouncement of killing for sport and advanced humaneness in general, quoting the previous prophets extensively. Noting that “it was important the animals be on the earth” he called the destruction …

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Healing the Sick Elder Dallin H. Oaks Of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles We have this priesthood power, and we should all be prepared to use it properly. In these times of worldwide turmoil, more and more persons of …

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If objection is raised against the laying on of hands because its effects are not uniform in every case, the poet’s advice, “Throw physic to the dogs” should be followed, for there is nothing more uncertain

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Our bodies are organized to derive enjoyment from their proper use. There is enjoyment in eating when you are hungry, and in resting when you are fatigued, to the extent the body rightly requires; but if appetite is so gratified …

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If the days of man are to begin to return, we must cease all extravagant living. When men live to the age of a tree, their food will be fruit. . . . If every woman in this Church will now cease …

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This is my answer to you in relation to President Brigham Young’s statement that mothers should not feed their small children meat. Yes! Small children do not need the flesh of animals. May I add also that adults would be …

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You get up in the morning and have your cup of tea, your fried ham, and cold beef and mince pies, and everything you can possibly cram into the stomach, until you surfeit the system and lay the foundation for …

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Swine’s flesh . . . is more susceptible of diseases than any other flesh that we eat. It is not like fish or fowl. It is susceptible of disease of every kind, and will impregnate the system with disease far quicker than any …

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