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Helen Stuart Campbell
This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 239 pages of information about The Easiest Way in Housekeeping and Cooking.
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--|------|-----|----- | Lbs. | Oz. | Grs. ---------------------------------------------------------|--
----|-----|----- 1.  Water, which is found in every part of the body, | | | and amounts to | 109 | 0 | 0 | | | 2.  Fibrine, and like substances, found in the blood, | | | and forming the chief solid materials of the | | | flesh | 15 | 10 | 0 | | | 3.  Phosphate of lime, chiefly in bones and teeth, but | | | in all liquids and tissues | 8 | 12 | 0
4.  Fat, a mixture of three chemical compounds,           |      |     |
and distributed all through the body                   |    4 |  8  |    0
|      |     |
5.  Osseine, the organic framework of bones; boiled,      |      |     |
gives gelatine.   Weight                               |    4 |  7  |  350
|      |     |
6.  Keratine, a nitrogenous substance, forming the        |      |     |
greater part of hair, nails, and skin.  Weighs         |    4 |  2  |    0
|      |     |
7.  Cartilagine resembles the osseine of bone, and is a   |      |     |
nitrogenous substance, the chief constituent of       |      |     |
cartilage, weighing                                   |    1 |  8  |    0
|      |     |
8.  Haemoglobine gives the red color to blood, and is      |      |     |
a nitrogenous substance containing iron, and          |      |     |
weighing                                              |    1 |  8  |    0
|      |     |
9.  Albumen is a soluble nitrogenous substance,           |      |     |
found in the blood, chyle, lymph, and muscle,         |      |     |
and weighs                                            |    1 |  1  |    0
|      |     |
10.  Carbonate of lime is found in the bones chiefly,     |      |     |
and weighs                                           |    1 |  1  |    0
|      |     |
11.  Hephalin is found in nerves and brain, with          |      |     |
cerebrine and other compounds                        |    0 | 13  |    0
|      |     |
12.  Fluoride of calcium is found in teeth and bones,     |      |     |
and weighs                                           |    0 |  7  |  175
|      |     |
13.  Phosphate of magnesia is also in teeth and bones,    |      |     |
and weighs                                           |    0 |  7  |    0
|      |     |
14.  Chloride of sodium, or common salt, is found in      |      |     |
all parts of the body, and weighs                    |    0 |  7  |    0
|      |     |
15.  Cholesterine, glycogen, and inosite are compounds    |      |     |
containing hydrogen, oxygen, and carbon,             |      |     |
found in muscle, liver, and brain, and               |      |     |
weighing                                             |    0 |  3  |    0


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