"Soybeans in Family Meals," U.S. Department of Agriculture Home and Garden Bulletin No. 208, 1974

Summary

In the 1970s, scientific research linked diets high in saturated fat and cholesterol to health problems including heart disease and cancer. The United States government urged Americans to reduce their consumption of meat and encouraged alternative proteins. This recipe booklet introduced soybeans as a nutritious, versatile ingredient that provided quality protein with no cholesterol and less saturated fat than meat.

In the 1970s, scientific research linked diets high in saturated fat and cholesterol to health problems including heart disease and cancer. The United States government urged Americans to reduce their consumption of meat and encouraged alternative proteins. This recipe booklet introduced soybeans as a nutritious, versatile ingredient that provided quality protein with no cholesterol and less saturated fat than meat.

Artifact

Booklet

Date Made

1974

Subject Date

1974

Collection Title

Recipe Booklet Collection 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

91.147.30

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Printing (Process)

Dimensions

Height: 9.25 in

Width: 7.938 in

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