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April 15, 1944

Applied Dietetics: The Planning and Teaching of Normal and Therapeutic Diets

JAMA. 1944;124(16):1161. doi:10.1001/jama.1944.02850160067033

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This edition of a standard manual is based on the methods developed in the Food Clinic of the Boston Dispensary. The first edition was dated 1937. The new edition uses the same mode of presentation as the first but includes the results of later research in nutrition and its application in modern dietetic practice. Most of the information is presented in tabular form. There are fifty-seven tables. These tables present the information about foods and diets from various points of view. Beginning on page 210 and extending through page 255 is a series of tables beginning with summaries of the normal diet in terms of meals for the day for the adult and the child, followed by similar tables for allergic persons, those with spastic constipation, colitis, ulcers, underweight, overweight, diabetes, liver disease, ketogenic diets, nephritis, pregnancy and tables showing typical normal diets and the variations for abnormal conditions. These

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