July 1951

Currents in Nutrition: Proceedings of the Nutrition Symposium Held at the University of Illinois, College of Medicine, Nov. 19, 1949.

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By Bertha Burke, William J. Darby, L. Emmett Holt Jr., M. K. Horwitt, Ancel Keys, Carl V. Moore, James M. Strang and R. W. Vilter. Nutrition Monograph Series, Number 2. Price, $1.00. Pp. 128. National Vitamin Foundation, Inc., 153 Broadway, New York 17, 1950.

AMA Am J Dis Child. 1951;82(1):109. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1951.02040040116020

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This monograph is the verbatim report of papers given by the various authors. Discussions of the papers are included, but no bibliographies. Eight subjects are included: studies on thiamin and riboflavin requirements in man, studies on vitamin B requirements of infants, pyridoxine deficiency syndrome in man, maternal nutrition and other factors of importance to the fetus and mother, newer hemopoietic vitamins, iron metabolism and hypochromic anemia, evaluation of obesity and its significance and some problems of obesity. In general, the papers serve as an indication of present trends in nutritional thinking.

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