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The "Fasting Hour" Test for Thiamine Using College Women for Subjects

The "Fasting Hour" Test for Thiamine Using College Women for Subjects

Date: 1945
Creator: Whitley, Annie Doris
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine the thiamine values of college women using Najjar and Holt's "fasting hour test."
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Dark Adaptation Studies with Adults and Children, Using the Biophotometer

Dark Adaptation Studies with Adults and Children, Using the Biophotometer

Date: 1942
Creator: Collins, Mary Margaret
Description: The present study is a part of a long-time cooperative study of the Home Economics Department of the North Texas State Teachers College, begun in 1940. The purpose is to compare the dark adaptations of second and third-grade children made in 1940 with those made of the same children in 1941 and in 1942. Also included in this study is the comparison of a group of freshmen college men made in 1940 with a group of twenty-five men made in 1942. An attempt is also made to determine whether an individual has higher dark adaptation on sunshiny days than on cloudy days.
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A Study of Housing Conditions of 108 Farm Families in the Wellman Consolidated Independent School District of Wellman, Texas

A Study of Housing Conditions of 108 Farm Families in the Wellman Consolidated Independent School District of Wellman, Texas

Date: 1941
Creator: McWhirter, Velma
Description: The purpose of this study was to obtain a better understanding of housing conditions of the 108 occupied rural homes in the school district known as Wellman Consolidated Independent School District, which is located in Terry County in West Texas.
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The Vitamin C Content of Eight Varieties of Sweet Potatoes and the Effect of Cooking on the Vitamin Content

The Vitamin C Content of Eight Varieties of Sweet Potatoes and the Effect of Cooking on the Vitamin Content

Date: 1942
Creator: Eakle, Dorothy
Description: Since sweet potatoes, which also furnish vitamin A, are a common food in the popular diets of Texas and are so generally grown over the state, the purpose of this study is (1) to ascertain the amount of vitamin C in eight of the varieties most commonly grown and (2) to determine the effect of the three most popular methods of cooking (boiling, baking, and candying) on the vitamin C content of these varieties of sweet potatoes.
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An Anthropometrical Study in the Nutrition of Children, Using the Wetzel Grid

An Anthropometrical Study in the Nutrition of Children, Using the Wetzel Grid

Date: 1945
Creator: Drew, Bennie P.
Description: In this study, an appraisal of the nutritional status of eighty-eight school children has been made, using the Wetzel Index with the Baldwin-Wood Index and the Pryor Index for the determinations.
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Biological Assay of Vitamin A of Certain Texas Foods

Biological Assay of Vitamin A of Certain Texas Foods

Date: 1942
Creator: Ballew, Jewell Elizabeth
Description: The purpose of the present study was to compare the amounts of vitamin A in sweet potato flour with that of carrot flour and dehydrated carrots by using the biological assay method.
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A Rat-Growth Study of Typical Low-Cost Texas Diets

A Rat-Growth Study of Typical Low-Cost Texas Diets

Date: 1942
Creator: Hunter, Margaret
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine the individual and accumulative effect of yello and whit dent corn, cowpeas (black-eyes), fortified oleomargarine, salt port, molasses, peanuts, cabbage, irradiated evaporated milk, tomatoes, and sweet potatoes upon the nutritional value of the resulting diets.
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The Vitamin A Content of Dehydrated Sweet Potato Made from the Freshly Harvested Puerto Rico Variety

The Vitamin A Content of Dehydrated Sweet Potato Made from the Freshly Harvested Puerto Rico Variety

Date: 1941
Creator: James, Catherine
Description: The purpose of this study was to determine by biological method of assay the vitamin A content of Puerto Rico sweet potatoes which were dehydrated immediately after harvesting.
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Losses of Vitamin C Content During the Cooking of Summer Squash

Losses of Vitamin C Content During the Cooking of Summer Squash

Date: 1941
Creator: Woodruff, Reba N.
Description: The general food supply is usually the source of vitamin C for many people, and since squash is a common food in the popular diets of Texans and is so generally grown over the state, this study has a two-fold purpose: (1) to ascertain the amount of vitamin C in the two varieties of squash most commonly used as food in Texas, and (2) to determine the effect of various methods of cooking upon the vitamin C content of these two varieties of squash.
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A Study of Dark Adaption of Freshman High School Girls and Boys

A Study of Dark Adaption of Freshman High School Girls and Boys

Date: 1941
Creator: Williams, Ollie Ann
Description: The children in this study were tested in their normal environment and without any effort to change this environment. It was felt that only through such an experiment could any evidence be gained regarding the influence of climatic conditions on the dark adaption of adolescents.
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