Do not eat a second time until your stomach has been purged
Of the food which you took earlier.
You will be able to know for sure whether you are hungry,
by judging your desire for food.
The other sign is having dined lightly earlier.
Peaches, apples, pears, milk, cheese, salted meats,
Deermeat, rabbit, goat, and beef
Are melancholic and harmful to the sick.
Fresh eggs, red wines and rich gravies are recommended
Since they are nutritious in nature.
Wheat, milk, and fresh cheese are nourishing and fattening, as are
Testicles, pork meat, brain, marrow,
Sweet wines, good tasting foods, raw
Eggs, ripe figs, and fresh grapes.
Wines should be tested for smell, taste, brightness, and color.
If you want good wines, these five things should be tested in them:
How strong, brilliant, fragrant, cool, and fresh they are.
Most nutritious are the heavy white wines.
If too much red wine is drunk,
It causes constipation and raucousness of the voice.