Seed Digestive Biscuits
lb. brown flax seed meal
1/4 lb. flour
3/4 cup water
2 oz. butter
1 oz. brown sugar
- Mix the meal
and flour together, rub in the butter, add the
sugar and mix into a dry paste with water.
- Knead paste till smooth, roll
very thin and cut into rounds.
- Bake in a moderate oven for 7
to 10 minutes or until done. (Biscuits should be crisp
and golden in color).
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Fats, e.g., fat of meat, butter, and oil, and Carbohydrates, e.g.,
starch and sugar, serve as fuel to yield heat and muscular power.
Uses of Food
First, food is used to form the
materials of the body and repair its
waste; second, to yield energy in the form of :
1. heat to keep the
2. to provide muscular and other power for the work it has
In forming the tissues and fluids of the body the food serves
for building and repair. In yielding energy, it serves as fuel for
heat and power. The principal tissue formers are the albuminoids;
these form the frame-work of the body. They build and repair the
nitrogenous materials, as those of muscle, tendon and bone, and supply
the albuminoids of blood, milk and other fluids.
The chief fuel
ingredients of food are the carbohydrates and fats. These are either
consumed in the body or are stored as fat to be used as occasion