Principles of nutrition and nutritive value of food.

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

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48 p. : 1 chart ; 23 cm.

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United States. Department of Agriculture. 1902.

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

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48 p. : 1 chart ; 23 cm.

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Revised edition.

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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.

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Government Documents A to Z Digitization Project

An ongoing project, A-to-Z encompasses U.S. federal government documents published prior to 1960. We are digitizing the documents alphabetically, starting with the call number A, which includes agricultural documents. By popular demand, the A-to-Z Collection also contains vintage War Department field manuals and technical manuals.

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  • 1902

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  • Feb. 15, 2009, 11:15 p.m.

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United States. Department of Agriculture. Principles of nutrition and nutritive value of food., book, 1902; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc6413/: accessed March 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.