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March 1946

Implications of Nutrition and Public Health in the Postwar Period.

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Proceedings of a Conference Held at Detroit, 1944. Price, not given. Pp. 206, with 11 illustrations. Detroit: Children's Fund of Michigan, 1945.

Am J Dis Child. 1946;71(3):322-323. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1946.02020260115012

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Abstract

The book consists of ten separate papers by different authors, covering different aspects of the field of nutrition in relationship to public health. These timely discussions by experts in their particular fields were presented at a conference sponsored by the Research Laboratory of the Children's Fund of Michigan, which has itself made many valuable contributions to knowledge, under the able directorship of Dr. Icie Macy Hoobler. The authors of four of the ten papers presented at the conference are pediatricians.

For any intelligent person wishing to acquire an accurate conception of the over-all relationship between food and health without the necessity of too extensive reading, no better source of information can be found than this little book. Such important subjects as those pertaining to the production, processing and distribution of foods, which are not ordinarily encountered in medical writings on nutrition, are covered in a scholarly manner. Some of the

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