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February 1940

Treatment by Diet.

Arch Otolaryngol. 1940;31(2):386-387. doi:10.1001/archotol.1940.00660010388016

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This textbook, now in its fourth edition, brings down to date the many advances in the field of nutrition during the past two years. Some chapters had to be completely rewritten; others, changed to conform to the newer concepts of the relation of diet to the diseased conditions under consideration.

The author has aimed to present a book that would crystallize the essentials of dietotherapy in order to enable the busy practitioner to use such practical methods as might, in given cases, aid him in his therapy. He has well succeeded in his purpose.

The book consists of 691 pages, is attractively bound and contains much information. The literary style and plan of the author will interest any reader because of the simplicity and thoroughness with which the subject matter is dealt with and discussed.

The material is divided into five parts. Part 1 deals with "Diet in Health" and

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