By Weston A. Price
First released in 1939, this seminal booklet startled the worlds of technology and foodstuff with its documented facts of primitive populations encountering civilisation, adopting smooth diets, and discovering that their wellbeing and fitness worsened. It is still the fundamental e-book during this quarter and is vital studying for these curious about foodstuff and overall healthiness.
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CLAIMS AND FOLKLORE Dandelion pollen grain, as seen with an electron microscope. C U L I N A R Y A N D N U T R I T I O N A L VA L U E The chemical composition of pollen will depend on the flower species from which it is obtained but, in general terms, carbohydrates constitute up to 40%, protein 30%, and fatty substances 20%, and there are small quantities A large number of claims have been made for the efficacy of pollen, including its value in dealing with anaemia, weight loss, enteritis, and colitis.
The wet process is considered to give the best coffee beans. Coffee beans are roasted before grinding, which brings out the aroma and flavour. Coffee is drunk either as brewed coffee, with the ground beans being infused with water and the supernatant liquid drunk, or as instant coffee, where the infusion of coffee has been dried and can be reconstituted from the granules Chicory (freeze dried) or powder (spray dried) simply by adding water. Nutritionally both instant coffee and coffee made from the ground beans contain small amounts of protein and carbohydrate, such that a cup of either probably supplies 2–3 kcal if taken black.
This could well be a psychological (a placebo) rather than a physiological effect; nevertheless, in some situations this might be a satisfactory state of affairs. The published literature reveals a vast number of scientific and clinical investigations into herbal products, although these may be restricted with certain species. There seems to be a place for herbal medicine in our culture, but more research is required into certain aspects, such as active principles, purification, dosage, and control.