How to Select Foods: [Part] 1. What the Body Needs

One of 1,702 pamphlets in the series: Farmers' bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) available on this site.

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"This bulletin does not attempt to make definite suggestions for obtaining food at low cost or to recommend any special foods or combinations of foods. It tells very simply what the body needs to obtain from its food for building its tissues, keeping it in good working order, and providing it with fuel or energy for its muscular work. It shows in a general way how the different food materials meet these needs and groups them according to their uses in the body. It suggests that, by remembering these groups and having them all suitably represented in the daily diet, ... continued below

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14 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Hunt, Caroline Louisa, 1865-1927 & Atwater, Helen W. 1917.

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"This bulletin does not attempt to make definite suggestions for obtaining food at low cost or to recommend any special foods or combinations of foods. It tells very simply what the body needs to obtain from its food for building its tissues, keeping it in good working order, and providing it with fuel or energy for its muscular work. It shows in a general way how the different food materials meet these needs and groups them according to their uses in the body. It suggests that, by remembering these groups and having them all suitably represented in the daily diet, the housekeeper can easily plan attractive meals which meet the needs of her family without waste of money or material." -- p. 2

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14 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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"March, 1917." -- title page

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Hunt, Caroline Louisa, 1865-1927 & Atwater, Helen W. How to Select Foods: [Part] 1. What the Body Needs, pamphlet, 1917; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc96453/: accessed July 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.