December 7, 1963

Nutrition in Health and Disease.

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By Lenna F. Cooper, Edith M. Barber, Helen S. Mitchell, et al. 14th ed. 615 pp, with 104 illus. $7. Lippincott, E Washington Sq, Philadelphia 5, 1963

JAMA. 1963;186(10):963. doi:10.1001/jama.1963.03710100101045

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This standard textbook for dietitians, nurses, and home economists has been well brought up to date. There are extensive tables of nutritional values and a comprehensive bibliography. The book itself is a little overweight (3½ lb) and could have been more concisely written.

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