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The most commonly needed diets for therapy and diagnosis are set forth clearly in this new edition of the Mayo Clinic Diet Manual. Gluten-restricted diets, invaluable in the treatment of celiac disease and idiopathic steatorrhea, are given their due weight and detail. The increasing use of "normal" calcium diets for the assessment of urinary calcium excretion is reflected by the inclusion of a 700 milligram calcium diet; most Americans ingest more calcium than this in their daily food, but the difference in urinary calcium excretion between that found with an intake of 700 milligrams and of 900 milligrams is a
Mayo Clinic Diet Manual.. Ann Intern Med. 1961;55:880–881. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-55-5-880_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1961;55(5):880-881.
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