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Scientific American Supplement: April 9, 1881

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1881
Language: English
Wordcount: 46,482 / 143 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 37.2
LoC Categories: AP, Q
Downloads: 462
mnybks.net#: 347
Genre: Periodical
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rts with the ordinary processes; but the loss is not alone there, for the foregoing table shows that the best portion of the grain is rejected from the food of man that brown or dark bread is made of flour of very good quality, and that the first quality bread is made from the portion of the endosperm containing the gluten in the smallest quantity and in the least developed form.

This is a consideration not to be passed over lightly; assuredly the gluten of the center contains as much azote as the gluten of the circumference, but it must not be admitted in a general way that the alimentary power of a body is in connection with the amount of azote it contains, and without entering into considerations which would carry us too wide of the subject, we shall simply state that if the flesh of young animals, as, for instance, the calf, has a debilitating action, while the developed flesh of full-grown animals--of a heifer, for example--has really nourishing properties, although the flesh of each animal contains t

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