By R. A. McCance and E. M. Widdowson. Price, 4 shillings. Pp. 150, with no illustrations. London: His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1940.
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This book contains extensive tables giving the chemical composition of various foods, both raw and cooked, estimated in grams and ounces. It also has tables on the "available" phosphorus and "available" iron in foods. Altogether a useful reference manual, it has, in addition, some recipes for the preparation of common foods.
Chemical Composition of Foods.. Am J Dis Child. 1940;60(4):1010. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1940.02000040229036