Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

What To Eat And Why


The front cover features a drawn colored illustration of fruits and vegetables inside and around a basket. The title, "What To Eat And Why" is written in black lettering in the top right hand corner. The back cover contains the title "What To Eat And Why" in black lettering against a yellow background followed by the company name and address below. The inside pages begin with a title page made up of the title and company name plus address. The rest of the inside pages are dedicated to informational pages discussing various health facts and pointers. Some of the topics stated include How Much Food, Daily Meal Plans, The Seven Basic Foods, and Vitamins. There are various drawn illustrations located throughout the inside pages. Page twenty four has two charts titled "Daily Requirement Covered by Seven Basic Foods" and "Recommended Daily Dietary Allowances." The charts entail information such as calorie intake, calcium and iron.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: John Hancock

Publisher: John Hancock Mutual Life Insurance Co. (Boston, Mass.)


24 p.

16.5 x 11.1 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: What To Eat And Why. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

illustration of king running with tray of tarts


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