XXXII. Power one, and not one, by which all
these things and those of a different sort are
managed ; one for the life of whole and part, not
one for the sensation of whole and part.
XXXIII. Milk nutriment, for those to whom milk
is a natural nutriment, but for others it is not. For
some wine is nutriment, for others not. So with
meats and the other many forms of nutriment, the
differences being due to place and habit.
XXXIV. Nourishment is sometimes into growth
and being, sometimes into being only, as is the case
with old men ; sometimes in addition it is into
strength. The condition of the athlete is not natural.
A healthy state is superior in all.
XXXV. It is a great thing successfully to adapt
quantity to power.
XXXVI. Milk and blood are what is left over
XXXVII. Periods generally harmonise for the
embryo and its nutriment ; and again nutriment
tends upwards to milk and the nourishment of
XXXVIII. Inanimates get life, animates get life,
the parts of animates get life.