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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 Comparative Nutritive Study of the Growth-Promoting Factors of Four Varieties of Cowpeas

A Comparative Nutritive Study of the Growth-Promoting Factors of Four Varieties of Cowpeas

Date: 1942
Creator: Wilson, Eileen P.
Description: The purpose of the present study is to compare the growth-promoting properties of four varieties of the green cowpea: the blackeye, the red and white crowder, the brown crowder and the cream cowpea.
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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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Diet in Relation to Health and Some Common Diseases

Diet in Relation to Health and Some Common Diseases

Date: 1942
Creator: Merrett, Mary Jo
Description: The purpose of this study is to present a concise and practical method of applying diet management in health and in some common diseases.
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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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A Study of the Effect of Feeding High Vitamin A Foods Upon the Dark Adaptation of College Girls

A Study of the Effect of Feeding High Vitamin A Foods Upon the Dark Adaptation of College Girls

Date: 1942
Creator: Lewis, Amber Loreta
Description: It is the purpose of the study to determine if the addition of Vita Yam as a source of vitamin A to the daily diet improves the dark adaptation of college-age students.
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A Study of the Growth-Promoting Qualities of the Peanut Protein

A Study of the Growth-Promoting Qualities of the Peanut Protein

Date: 1942
Creator: Hull, Janie B. Kellett
Description: This study is a comparison of the growth of albino rats fed on a diet containing beef protein with the growth of albino rats fed on a diet containing peanuts as the source of protein.
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A Study of the Interest of Junior and Senior High School Girls in the Various Home Activities Performed by Them

A Study of the Interest of Junior and Senior High School Girls in the Various Home Activities Performed by Them

Date: 1942
Creator: Hoff, Hannah Pauline
Description: The study herein described was made of the seventy-nine girls in the junior and senior high school (grades 8, 9, 10, 11, 12) of the Public School of Cranfills Gap, Texas. The study was made with the purpose of finding the interests of this group of girls in the activities required of them in their homes, so that the writer might use the information gained in building a more successfully functioning program of homemaking in the Cranfills Gap Public School.
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A Study of the W P A Lunches Served in a Rural Consolidated School During the Year 1941-42

A Study of the W P A Lunches Served in a Rural Consolidated School During the Year 1941-42

Date: 1942
Creator: Newton, Emma Pearl Saunders
Description: The purpose of this study is to follow the W P A lunch program in the Williams High School District of Brown County, Texas during the school year 1941-1942, and the effect of this program upon the height, weight, attendance and grades of the children participating.
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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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