Nutritious Food. The following statement shows the proportion of nutriment contained in various articles of food: - Greens and turnips contain 8 lbs. in the 100: carrots, 14 lbs. in the 100 ; potatoes, 25 lbs. in the 100; butcher's meat sorted, about 35 lbs. in the 100 ; wheaten bread, 85 lbs. in the 100 ; broad beans, 89 lbs. in the 100; peas, 92 lbs. in the 100; lentils, 94 lbs. in the 100; French beans in grain, from 92 to 94 lbs.