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They knew the nutritive value of liver, proven by many formulæ.

Often in serums the poison elements are retained, but not the nutritive.

First, then, we will consider the nutritive properties of the common food-stuffs.

Give the general composition and nutritive value of asparagus.

To what extent may nuts contribute to the nutritive value of a ration?

How does cheese compare in nutritive value and cost with meats?

What is the effect upon their digestibility and nutritive value?

What is barley water, and what nutritive material does it contain?

How does bread compare in nutritive value with other cereal foods?

How does bread compare in nutritive value with animal foods?

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., from Old French nutritif and directly from Medieval Latin nutritivus "nourishing," from past participle stem of Latin nutrire "to nourish" (see nourish).

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