By Estelle E. Hawley, Ph.D., and Esther E. Mauer, M.D. Price $5, postpaid. Pp. 385. Springfield, Ill.: Charles C. Thomas, Publisher, 1940.
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If good nutrition is our first line of defense, then this book should help in building that line, for it is full of sane and sound advice on nutrition. If you are underweight it tells you how to gain, if overweight how to reduce, if allergic (and who is not?) how to plan your menu. If your income is not what it should be there are low cost meals, and if you have not been taking your daily allotment of vitamins there are pictures so revealing that you will immediately run to the corner drugstore or the kitchen cupboard before you, too, become "even as one of these."
The table of 100 calory portions is unique in that it includes the relative cost of each food and an outline for planning of menus. Another feature is a special diet form for use in cases of obesity, ulcers, diabetes, hypoglycemia and
Fundamentals of Nutrition.. Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1941;67(4):892. doi:10.1001/archinte.1941.00200040185018