Bulletin Volume 170-179

Bulletin Volume 170-179

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1906 edition. Excerpt: ...the day of work, the basal ration was the same, but the supplemental ration consisted of sugar, whole milk, butter, and beef, the total amount of protein in the diet on this day being 100 grams and that of energy 3,614 calories. Although the quantity of carbohydrate in the diet was but little larger the quantity of fat was over three times as large as in experiment No. 60, the increase being due to the substitution of whole for skimmed milk and the addition of butter to the supplemental ration. Practically all of the increase in the amount of energy in the diet may be ascribed to the fat. The feces for the three days of experiment No. 60 were separated, dried, and analyzed as usual. Although experiment No. 61 continued but one day an attempt was made to separate the feces pertaining to that day. The lines of separation were fairly clear, but it is somewhat doubtful whether the feces obtained satisfactorily represent the portion that should be ascribed to that experimental day. The total amount thus collected for this experiment was dried and ground separately. Wafer eliminated.--The summary of the data regarding the total water of respiration and perspiration is given in Table 39.-Laily record of water of respiration ami perspiration, metabolism erperimmts iYos. 60 and 61. U. S. Dept. Agr., Office, of Experiment Stations Bui. 136, p. 41. t Including solids of perspiration in experiment No. 61. See explanation, p. 63. The most striking feature of this table is the marked increase in the water of respiration and perspiration in the work period of experiment No. 61. It is interesting to note that a large proportion of this increase was in the water retained on the heat-absorbing device and in the underclothing. The total amount in the...
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  • Paperback | 410 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 21mm | 730g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236755456
  • 9781236755452