Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Keep Fit By Eating The Right Foods


The front cover features an illustration of a fruit bowl, gravy boat and three dishes of foods. The title "Keep Fit By Eating The Right Foods" is written in pink and black lettering against a white background above the illustration. There is an illustration of a tennis player in the top left hand corner. At the bottom, the phrase "Pointers On Battle Creek Sanitarium Health Foods" is written in pink, blue, and black lettering. The back cover begins at the top with an illustration of the booklet "Helpful Living" and continues with a promotion for it. At the bottom, the dealers name and address are stated in black lettering. The front end page contains "A Brief History of Battle Creek Sanitarium Health Foods" and includes two factory illustration of the Battle Creek Sanitarium and Battle Creek Food Co. The inside pages are dedicated to many Battle Creek Sanitarium Foods such as Vita Wheat, Savita, Protose Vegetable Meat, Malted Nuts, Meltose, and Whole Wheat. All products are written in red lettering and are followed by a paragraph written in black lettering describing the product. There are black and white illustrations located throughout the inside pages of different products listed. The back end page begins at the top with two canned foods and continues with a list of the possible canned fruits and vegetables available.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Battle Creek Food

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

1930 (ca.)

15 p.

15.9 x 8.6 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: Keep Fit By Eating The Right Foods. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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