The Journal of Home Economics, Vol. 9 of 12 (Classic Reprint)

The Journal of Home Economics, Vol. 9 of 12 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Journal of Home Economics, Vol. 9 of 12 It is well known that protein food should not be given. In health. In amounts larger than are necessary to build up or maintain body tissue. Similar conclusions are now drawn in the case of typhoid, although more protein is broken down per day. The above experiments indicated that from 60 to 90 grams of protein per day were found to give the best results. The fat needs of the patient vary with the stage of the disease and with the individual. Most patients can take more fat during the third and fourth weeks of the febrile period, and during convalescence, than they can earlier in the disease. Frequently one half of the total fuel value of the food can be given in the form of fat. Carbohydrate food plays a most important part in preventing con sumption of body tissue in fever. This food frequently contributed from 30 to 60 calories per kilogram per day. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 600 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 31mm | 789g
  • Forgotten Books
  • English
  • 153 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243092016
  • 9780243092017