Report of the Women's Institutes Volume 2

Report of the Women's Institutes Volume 2

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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: ...or hurried, is just as important as the kind of food provided. Meals taken at home with due order will give a better digestion of the food and better nutrition of the body and brain, than snacks of bread and butter or odds and ends of food taken irregularly. Usually speaking, pupils who come from homes where plenty of good whole-wheat bread and butter are used instead of cake, and where milk is drunk instead of tea and coffee, ---from homes which provide a variety of plain, nourishing food, --accomplish more work and have better health and dispositions. Do you allow piecing? The mothers will have to decide just the right kind of meals for their own children, considering their age, distance from school, etc. It need hardly be added that a boy who, for instance, gets his breakfast at eight o clock and walks but a short distance to school, needs a different breakfast from a boy who gets his at half-past six or seven and walks two or turns miles to school. The scientific students of dietetics declare that a child requires about four times as much carbohydrates, (starchy food), as he does proteids, (meat foods), and that he should have h If as much fat in his diet as he has meat. How much meat do you consider it wise to give a child? I was told of a mother who gave her children meat three times a day, and their skin was almost loathsome. If an adult only requires meat once a day, surely that ought to be enough or more than enough for a child. What about the lunch basket for the boy or girl who is unfortunate enough not to be able to get home for the noon meal? Instead of regarding the school lunch as something which can be hurried over at the last moment, the mother should plan for it as she would for any other meal of the day. There are many.
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  • Paperback | 368 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 19mm | 658g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236921135
  • 9781236921130