Mount Pocono, PA: Pocono Haven, 1936. An 8 page booklet advertising "The Hay Way to Health", otherwise known as the Hay diet created by Dr. William Howard Hay (1866-1940). Hay was an American physician who was the owner and director of Pocono Haven, a sanatorium in Pennsylvania. The booklet describes Hay's thoughts on how to obtain good health, which according to him "depends on vital foods, fresh air, exercise, rest, sunshine, water, and recreation." The booklet continues on descripe the treatments options available at Pocono Haven, in particular the the 'Hay diet', which is a food combining diet that separates food into three groups: alkaline, acidic and neutral. Alkaline foods were carbohydrates such as rice, grains, and potatoes. Acidic food were the proteins, like meat, fish, and diary. Neutral food were vegetables and nuts. 8 pages, printed wrapper. Staple binding. Measures 6 1/4" x 3 3/4" Age toning and soiling.