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April 1913

PROTEIN MILK AS A CORRECTIVE OF DIGESTIVE DISTURBANCES

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NEW YORK
From the children's wards of the First Medical Division of Bellevue Hospital.

Am J Dis Child. 1913;V(4):297-307. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1913.04100280014002
Abstract

WITH OBSERVATIONS ON THE PROTEIN METABOLISM OF INFANTS FED ON PROTEIN MILK, BY B. RAYMOND HOOBLER, A.M., M.D.  From the time of its first introduction by Finkelstein and Meyer, protein milk has been the subject of much experimental use and many reports have appeared by those employing it as an infant food, a substitute for ordinary milk formulas.The experience of these various writers has differed largely in their methods of preparation which have given widely divergent fat percentages and caloric values to the mixture, and for this reason it may be well stated at the outset that our experience has to do with a protein milk made from skimmed milk and having a fat content of less than 1 per cent.There has been less variety in the application of the preparation, all of its users having advocated or condemned it on the basis of its value as a

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