Of 100 parts of wheat flour "Boussingault's scale of nutritive equivalents" shows how many parts of other foods it takes to equal the same. Thus:

Name of

Food.

Number of Put.

Turnips.................

1,335

Whiete Cabbage.........

810

Carrots.................

777

Potatoes................

313

Barley.................

177

Maize..................

130

Barley.................

130

Barley Meal.............

119

Oats...................

117

Rye........

111

Buckwheat..............

108

Wheat.......

107

Wheat Flour...

100

Peas........

67

Beans..................

44