The New Dietetics, what to Eat and how: A Guide to Scientific Feeding in Health and Disease (Google eBook)

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Modern medicine Publishing Company, 1921 - Diet - 933 pages
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Page 101 - The British Thermal Unit (BTU) is the amount of heat required to raise one pound of water one degree Fahrenheit.
Page 389 - If one takes milk with other foods, meat may be dispensed with. Thus Hindhede advocates as ideal a diet consisting of bread, potatoes, fruit, and a pint of milk. Splendid health, both of body and mind, the peasants...
Page 125 - Food should be ingested in just the proper amount to repair the waste of the body; to furnish it with the energy it needs for work and warmth; to maintain it in vigor; and, in the case of immature animals, to provide the proper excess for normal growth, in order to be of the most advantage to the body
Page 531 - The mixture is then heated to vigorous boiling, kept at this temperature for one or two minutes, and allowed to cool spontaneously. In the presence of glucose the entire body of the solution will be filled with a precipitate, which may be red, yellow or greenish in tinge. If the quantity of glucose be low (under 0.3 per cent) the precipitate forms only on cooling.
Page 788 - ... diminution in the percentage of nitrogen absorbed ; (d) an increase in the amount of aromatic sulphates excreted, indicating increased intestinal putrefaction.
Page 390 - At night the family dines on a few cents' worth of rice, boiled together with wild greens and olive oil, and bread, or wild greens boiled in olive oil and eaten with bread, or some similar inexpensive dish Meat is eaten by the laboring classes as a general thing three times a year: Christmas, Easter, and on the so-called 'Birth of the Virgin,' which the church has set down for the month of August.
Page 614 - While Earth not only can your needs supply. But, lavish of her store, provides for luxury ; A guiltless feast administers with ease, And without blood is prodigal to please.
Page 71 - ... pressure as the constriction comes nearer, it is forced into the only way of escape, ie, away from the caecum through the advancing constricted ring. About twenty-five waves affect every particle of food in the colon in this manner during each normal period of antiperistalsis. The result must be again a thorough mixing of the contents and a bringing of these contents into close contact with the absorbing wall a process which has already been variously repeated many times in the stomach and...
Page 527 - To circulate the blood round the body" or (in more detail) "To convey oxygen from the lungs to the tissues and carbon dioxide from the tissues to the lungs...
Page 822 - ... the return of these children to normal health is coincident with a regression of the intestinal flora toward predominantly fermentative types and a later swing to balance between the two types...

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