Principles of nutrition and nutritive value of food.

Description:

Discusses the general principles of nutrition. Includes the results of studies carried out by the Department of Experiment Stations.

Creator(s):
Creation Date: 1902
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection(s):
Government Documents A to Z Digitization Project
USDA Farmers' Bulletins
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Publisher Info:
Place of Publication: Washington, D.C.
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1902
  • Digitized: February 15, 2009
Description:

Discusses the general principles of nutrition. Includes the results of studies carried out by the Department of Experiment Stations.

Note:

Revised edition.

Includes bibliographical references.

Contents: Introduction -- Chemical composition of the body and of food -- Food as building material and fuel -- Value of food for supplying energy -- How the functions and nutritive value of food are learned -- Food and food economy -- Composition of common food materials -- Digestion, assimilation, and excretion -- Proportions of digestible nutrients in food materials -- Preparation of food, cooking -- Dietaries and dietary standards -- Adapting food to the needs of the body -- Advantages of several meals a day -- Pecuniary economy of food -- Errors in food economy -- Summary.

Physical Description:

48 p. : 1 chart ; 23 cm.

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Keyword(s): home economics | nutrients | food quality
Added Title: Farmers' bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) ; no. 142.
Series Title: Farmers' bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture)
Partner:
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection:
Government Documents A to Z Digitization Project
Collection:
USDA Farmers' Bulletins
Identifier:
  • OCLC: 10817344 |
  • GOVNO: A 1.9:142/2
  • UNTCAT: b3292553 |
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc6413
Resource Type: Book
Format: Text
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Access: Public