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February 13, 1937

Applied Dietetics: The Planning and Teaching of Normal and Therapeutic Diets

JAMA. 1937;108(7):584. doi:10.1001/jama.1937.02780070068037

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The author, who is dean of the food clinic in the Boston Dispensary and who has for almost twenty years been a practical dietitian, presents here the material of her daily work. After consideration of the daily food requirements of the body and the consideration of a normal diet, the author considers therapeutic diets in various diseases and the methods of educating patients in the use of suitable diets. Most of the book consists of a series of excellent tables for developing proper diets for all occasions. The volume is one of the most practical and usable thus far available in this field.

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