Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

How To Eat To Build And To Maintain Good Health


The front cover has the title in an orange rectangle framed by several frames of simulated brown leather. The back cover has a horizontal orange rectangle with a dealer name: Greey, Pharmacist, 63 Grant St., at Ferry, Buffalo, N.Y. There is a typed letter from The Battle Creek Food Co. glued to the front end page. The introduction is by Lucille Gotham and discusses the truth about good health. There is a picture of the Battle Creek Sanitarium on page 3. There is a list of the seven food principles: protein, carbohydrates, fats, minerals, vitamins, cellulose, and water. The contents are arranged by various ailments and the diets best for them. There are lots of charts on vitamins, foods for different ailments, and height and weight tables by the Metropolitan Insurance Company. There is a section on special assortments of Battle Creek Health Foods for given ailments.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Author: Battle Creek Food Co. Dietetic Dept.

Printer: Evans-Winter-Hebb (Detroit, Mich.)

Brand Name: Battle Creek Food

Publisher: Battle Creek Food Co. (Battle Creek, Mich.)


48 p.

17.9 x 11.7 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: Battle Creek Food Co. Dietetic Dept.. How To Eat To Build And To Maintain Good Health. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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