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December 6, 1947

Food and Health

JAMA. 1947;135(14):951. doi:10.1001/jama.1947.02890140071026

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As a basis for better living through proper eating. Dr. Sherman has written a book based on his great experience in the field of nutrition. His distinguished career as Mitchill professor of chemistry, Columbia University, makes this book authoritative. Here is factual nutritional information presented in nontechnical terms for the intelligent layman and for the physician who wants to know what his patients are reading or can read on his recommendation.

Dr. Sherman offers a blueprint for the intelligent application of known knowledge now. Patients who have been following the advice of hucksters of vitamin pills may read this book with profit. "The newer knowledge of nutrition does not send one to the market asking for amino acids, mineral elements or vitamins as such, in separate forms...," but it does indicate how, through proper eating, one can live a better and a longer life.

There is an excellent appendix of

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