[Skip to Content]
Access to paid content on this site is currently suspended due to excessive activity being detected from your IP address 54.197.142.219. Please contact the publisher to request reinstatement.
[Skip to Content Landing]
Article
March 1928

Nutrition AND Diet IN Health AND Disease.

Author Affiliations
 

By James S. McLester, M.D., Professor of Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Alabama, Birmingham, Ala. Cloth. Price, $8 net. Pp. 783. Philadelphia: W. B. Saunders Company, 1927.

Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1928;41(3):452. doi:10.1001/archinte.1928.00130150159017

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables.

Abstract

This comprehensive treatise leaves nothing more to be desired in a book of its type. Normal diets and normal nutritional requirements for adults and for children of the preschool age are thoroughly considered. The feeding of infants is discussed in a special chapter by Dr. McKim Marriott of Washington University, St. Louis, and the feeding of surgical patients in a chapter written by Dr. Barney Brooks of Vanderbilt University, Nashville.

In the sections on diet in disease, the author does much more than give the various empiric diets that have been used; he discusses the nutritional, metabolic and digestive disturbances involved and then proceeds to outline their dietary correction. Menus, recipes, tables and charts are numerous throughout the book, serving to enhance its value as a reference text for students and practitioners.

First Page Preview View Large
First page PDF preview
First page PDF preview
×