of 100 parts in the following foods it is estimated that each possesses properties as follows:

Name of

Foods.

Per cent. of muscle-making.

Per ct. of heat and fat making.

Apples....

5...

10.

Barley....

15...

69.

Beans.....

24...

57 1/2

Barley....

15......

30

Buckwhear..

8 1/2..

75 1/2

Butter.....

.........

95.

Cabbage...

4......

5..

Cheese....

65......

19.

Chicken...

18.....

32.

Corn......

12.....

73.

Cucumbers..

1 1/2....

1.

Eggs, white.

l7...

0 .

Eggs, yolk..

15...

27.

Lamb.....

11.......

35.

Milk...

5...

8.

Mutton....

12 1/2..

40.

Oats.....

17...

66 1/2

Peas.....

23 1/2..

60.

Pork...

10.....

50.

Potatoes...

1 1/2.....

22 1/2

Rice......

6 1/2...

79 1/2

Turnips...

1.......

16 1/2

Veal...

10.........

16 1/2

Wheat.....

14 1/2.....

69 1/2