Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Foods For High Blood Pressure


The front cover begins at the top with the title "Foods for High Blood Pressure" and continues with informational paragraphs with statements from doctors. The back cover contains two products: Fig Bran and Paralax with Agar. Both of these products entail detailed paragraphs describing the products. At the bottom, the company name and address are listed in black lettering. The inside pages are split into several topics including Colon Poisons Cause High Blood Pressure, The Intestinal Flora Must Be Changed, A Pressure-Reducing Diet, and Dietary Aids in Reducing Blood Pressure. All topics include several informational paragraphs written in black lettering. The last topic, Dietary Aids in Reducing Blood Pressure, contains eighteen products offered by the Battle Creek Sanitarium. The products listed on the back end page are Laxa, Mineral Oil, Paralax, Paramels, Psylla, and Lacto-Dextrin.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Battle Creek Food

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

1930 (ca.)

11 p.

15.9 x 8.9 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: Foods For High Blood Pressure. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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