November 5, 1955

Nutrition Sourcebook

JAMA. 1955;159(10):1074. doi:10.1001/jama.1955.02960270094036

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This book presents a sampling of the currents of nutritional thinking and research in the period, 1945 to 1955. The book differs from ordinary textbooks or reference works in its method of presentation. Each chapter consists of a collection of abstracts of selected articles that have appeared in professional journals. At the beginning of each chapter, there is a summary set in different type of all the articles that are abstracted therein. Each abstract bears a brief title and is identified by a number, by which the complete reference to the original article can be located in the separate bibliography. The book contains adequate author and subject indexes. The arrangement facilitates the location of all material in the volume, the format is excellent, and the pages present none of the cut-up appearance of an abstract journal or catalog. The individual abstracts have been written with care and with obvious regard

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