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January 28, 1928

Food and the Principles of Dietetics.

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By Robert Hutchison, M.D., F.R.C.P., Physician to the London Hospital. Sixth edition. Cloth. Price, $5. Pp. 610, with 33 illustrations. New York: William Wood & Company, 1927.

JAMA. 1928;90(4):317. doi:10.1001/jama.1928.02690310069042

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Abstract

In this edition there have been few alterations. It seems essentially to be a reprint of the former edition. There is little regarding vitamins, the probable importance of iodine in the diet, and no mention of the importance of the fatty acid: dextrose ratio in the management of diabetes mellitus, in the discussion of which the starvation management of Allen is advocated. Insulin is not even mentioned. In discussing normal diets a rather high protein content is recommended. This edition contains almost no references to recent work in dietetics.

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