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Dr. Pyke is the principal scientific officer of nutrition in the Ministry of Food of Great Britain and was closely associated with the development of industrial nutrition in Britain during World War II. He is the author of the official British Manual of Nutrition, which was first published in 1945. He has drawn on both English and American experience and research in nutrition to present a reasoned discussion of the special nutritional needs of persons working under the practical conditions of industrial life today. In this book he has reviewed the evidence showing how the different types of work carried out by persons of different ages and sexes affect their nutritional requirements and how meals can best be arranged within the varied conditions of industrial life to provide different groups of persons with their nutritional needs.
The content is solid and well arranged, with excellent tables of nutritional values of
Industrial Nutrition. JAMA. 1951;145(3):190. doi:10.1001/jama.1951.02920210062031