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May 1970

World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics,

Arch Intern Med. 1970;125(5):900. doi:10.1001/archinte.1970.00310050138032

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Each volume of World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics is a compilation of papers on timely topics by authors representing a cross section of specialists in nutrition and related sciences. Although the volume is published in English, for many of the contributors, English is a second language. Thus the differences in quality of writing inevitable with multiple authorship are accentuated. The 11th volume is no exception, although all of the papers present a wealth of factual material.

"Food and Population" by Bennett is a statement of the problems of feeding the world's population which should be required reading for any student of nutrition and agriculture, and also of medicine, family planning, economics, and other social sciences. In less than 16 printed pages, Bennett details the tremendous scope of the problem as well as the difficulties which develop when members of one scientific persuasion attempt to solve one aspect of the

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