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  • A study in Nigeria of 228 weaning-age children found that those who were fed a modified adult diet of food that was well cooked and mashed were better nourished than those children fed a weaning diet of only unnutritious weaning foods such as pap, a watery maize gruel, or commercial weaning foods and formulas. 2

    14. Saving seeds for planting

  • Likewise crops and forages that are unpalatable and unnutritious as pasture, as green feed, or as dry forage also make unpalatable and unnutritious silage.

    Chapter 8

  • I suffered from constant headache; my total inactivity caused the digestive organs to become torpid; and the unnutritious nature of the food which I allowed myself would not supply me with the strength which my assiduous labor required.

    The Opium Habit

  • Cattle are here kept in farm yards which are well littered with straw; as in other places they are noosed round the horns: they are fed, while tied up, on straw of a coarse and unnutritious description, which they do not seem to fancy much.

    Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and the Neighbouring Countries

  • Wilson Avenue food, as displayed in the ready-cooked shops, resembles in a startling degree the Wilson Avenue ladies themselves: highly coloured, artificial, chemically treated, tempting to the eye, but unnutritious.


  • Before him, he knew, lay at least fifteen miles of trail knee-deep with snow, and he had left but one small ration of unpalatable and unnutritious food.

    The Promise A Tale of the Great Northwest

  • It was affirmed, as we find in the records of the times, that the bread of the Lazzaretto was adulterated with heavy but unnutritious materials; and it is too likely that this was not a mere unfounded complaint.

    Chapter XXVIII

  • In its frozen state it was more like strips of galvanized iron, and when a dog wrestled it into his stomach, it thawed into thin and unnutritious leathery strings and into a mass of short hair, irritating and indigestible.

    Chapter 5

  • It proved to be a shin of beef: unnutritious except for soup (and I carried no tureen), useless as an object of barter.

    Sir John Constantine Memoirs of His Adventures At Home and Abroad and Particularly in the Island of Corsica: Beginning with the Year 1756

  • Andersonville, and other points, thousands of Northern prisoners were crowded together, with insufficient supply of unnutritious food, with scanty and foul water; surrounded by harsh guards, quick to shoot if the

    The Negro and the Nation A History of American Slavery and Enfranchisement


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