Food and diet in health and disease by Robert Findlater Williams

Food and diet in health and disease

byRobert Findlater Williams

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1906. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XX. MEMORIAL HOSPITAL DIETARIES. RECIPES. The details of diet differ in hospitals for various reasons. As a specimen of the qualitative selection, the following dietary of the Memorial Hospital, Richmond, Va., is given: DIETS.. The official diets are three in number, viz.: general house diet, soft diet, and liquid diet. 'As a substitute for these, there may be furnished, on the order of the attending physician and surgeon, any special or restricted diets. General House Diet. Cereals.--Not limited; the standard cereals being oatmeal, cracked wheat, cornmeal mush, batter bread, rice, barley, hominy grits, and grape-nut. Griddle Cakes, etc.--Limited to batter cakes (cooked on soapstone griddle), baked hominy, cornmeal, and Graham-flour gems. Eggs.--Served frequently and in all ways, except fried and hard-boiled. PurSes and Soups.--Not limited. Meats.--Beef, lamb, mutton, sweetbreads, brains, calf's brain, veal, ham (boiled or baked, served once weekly). A small slice of crisp bacon allowed with peas, eggs, and scalloped apples. Corn beef and smoked tongue once weekly. Game.--Venison, duck, quail, squabs, reedbird, and robins. Fowls.--Turkey and chicken (broiled, stewed, and baked). Water Food.--Fish, all kinds; planked, baked, boiled, and broiled. Roe herring served every breakfast; oysters, stewed, raw, broiled, and scalloped. Vegetables.--All kinds, omitting cucumbers and cabbages only. Salads with Mayonaise.--Tomatoes and celery, chicken, lettuce, snap, asparagus, sweetbread, tomatoes, and lettuce. Cheese.--Cream and Neuchatel. Beverages.--Tea, coffee, cocoa, hot-water tea, nutritious coffee. Breads.--White, whole wheat, spoon bread, muffins, gems, rye, and pulled bread. Crackers.--Mushroom, cream, soda, oatmeal, and saltine crackers. Table and Mi...

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Title:Food and diet in health and diseaseFormat:PaperbackDimensions:100 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.21 inPublished:February 1, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217836461

ISBN - 13:9780217836463

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