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November 21, 1931

Nutrition and Physical Fitness.

JAMA. 1931;97(21):1560. doi:10.1001/jama.1931.02730210058032

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Abstract

Dr. Bogert has incorporated into one book a multitude of associated facts collected from the fields of home economics, nutrition, physiology, chemistry and medicine. Considering her ambitious aim and the wide scope of the material, she has produced an excellent volume. It should make its appeal to the intelligent layman, as it presents in simple nontechnical language the related facts of these sciences. The subjects covered include the classification of foodstuffs, the nutritional requirements of the body and how they are best met by proper food consumption, the normal processes of the body, and perhaps of greatest help to the housewife, the practical dietetics of meal planning. In these chapters the author has supplemented the text with numerous well organized meal planning charts and outlines. In view of their clarity and adapability, they will greatly assist the reader to use his knowledge in the routine of daily life in exercising

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