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Agricultural Extension Service, South Dakota State College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts
Vegetables and fruits are as a group one of the most necessary foods. They contain minerals like iron, lime phosphorus, sulphur, vitamines, water, cellulose, carbohydrates, (starches and sugar), and some protein, We do not know much about vitamines, but we do know that they are substances found in fresh fruits and vegetables, milk and egg yolks and that they are absolutely necessary to keep the body in a good healthy working order and enable it to grow. Because of the regulatory substances found in fruits and vegetables, they are essential in our diet and especially during the winter months ·when we are inclined to eat so much meat. Club girl and boys can be a great help in making the health of the family better by canning the fruits and vegetables in summer for winter use and then learn to prepare them for the table. It is important that every boy and girl should learn to like vegetables and eat lots of them. Vegetables are cooked to soften the celluose or woody fiber and make starch more digestable and to develop flavors.
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Dolve, M., "Used of Canned Fruits and Vegetables" (1922). SDSU Extension Circulars. 54.