Color plate illustrates the ternary or non-nitrogenized principles of food. The source and composition of the elements of respiration and calorification are represented. Includes vegetable acids, sugars and starches as well as oils and fats.
This plate comes from the Chemical Atlas; or, The Chemistry of Familiar Objects authored by American scientific writer, editor and lecturer Edward Livingston Youmans (1821-1887). Popularizing science, Youmans founded Popular Science magazine.
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Youmans, Edward Livingston. “Plate VIII: Ternary or Non-Nitrogenized Principles of Food.” In Chemical Atlas; or, The Chemistry of Familiar Objects. New York, New York, 1856. https://digital.sciencehistory.org/works/4np0k65.
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