National Geographic : 1926 Feb
Bargains in Health D AME Nature seldom gives something for nothing. She believes that anything worth having is worth paying for-she always fixes a price. If we pay, she gives-full measure, pressed down and running over. For instance, Nature says, Get Yc "Give me 5yminutes a day Dame Nature sta Giv me 11 to offer you her 1 and I will give you brighter gains which will eyes and a clearer skin.- Not ness to your life. enough?-Very well, add a L __-. .... _ J---1 . t ur Share! nds ready and willing health bargains-bar add joy and happi Do not miss them. io minutes a day and she will give you an equiva lent benefit. Give only five minutes-she will play fair and give some of her bounty enough to make you want more. Exercise is necessary-not merely to give you better looks and a better posture, but also to make your internal organs better able to do their work. Your heart is a muscle. The walls of your blood vessels, stomach and intestines are largely muscle. If, through lack of exercise, you grow flabby and lose muscular tone, your bloodstream will flow more slowly and your body, in consequence, will be poorly nourished. If the diaphragm, which is muscle, is not exercised, the lungs body equipped witn stronger and more elastic can do only a part of their work -. muscles that help to give a graceful, erect car- and the sluggish abdominal organs riage. Still not enough? All right, here are more will lack the stimulating massage -Your quarter-of-an-hour will buy better health, which a hard-working diaphragm stronger heart and lungs, purer blood and better gives. Ar circulation. It will purchase better digestion, a ' / more active liver and kidneys.-Not satisfied Dame Nature has spread her bar- , yet? You want more than better looks and better gain counter for you-unless you health? Here it is. Take a longer and more suc- happen to be one of the few un- 'j cessful life!" fortunates for whom exercise /' ?' might prove harmful. If your That is Nature's great bargain-offered in return doctor says that you are able to for only 15 minutes a day used in simple, enjoy- e , yourhe hin able exercise. Add plenty of walks in the open s,a hea., t rusei . ...- - . good looks and health to refuse .... and win huge dividends in health and happiness. the greatest bargain in the rr • the greatest bargain in the in, 1.;':1 Nature is an honest bargainer. Give her but world? The death rate from certain organic diseases is ercises for my circulation"; "The exercises radiate increasing. One definite cause is lack of regular health and energy"; "I have lost 25 pounds"; " exercise. "Have gained 8 pounds and chest expansion has T. .. . .. ... . i . jc * -i increased 31/2 inches"; "Never felt better". h'" 1 : ''," To help you plan the kind of exercise you need, increased 31/ inches"; "Never felt better". the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company will With the Exercise Chart will also be sent a book. ,', 1 send you an Exercise Chart. let, "Common Sense in Exercise". Askfor them. .. .. They will be sent with our compliments. it*': 1 " 1', Thousands of letters have come to us from men They will be sent with our compliments. and women who say "My doctor advised your ex. HALEY FISKE, President. Published by , ' . METROPOLITAN LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY-NEW YORK Biggest in the World, More Assets, More Policyholders, More Insurance inforce,More new Insurance eachyear "Mention the Geographic-It identifies you." 1 P • .