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May 1959

Essentials of Therapeutic Nutrition

AMA Arch Derm. 1959;79(5):626. doi:10.1001/archderm.1959.01560170124030

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Dr. Garb, a pharmacologist, has written a brief, informative book that is "patient-centered" rather than "food-centered." It contains a section on the principles of nutrition, another on therapeutic diets of all sorts, and one of quick reference tables of the composition of foods. It is a fine reference for nurses and students or for anyone lecturing to such groups.

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