C. E. BUTTERWORTH JR., M.D., F.A.C.P.
Since nutrition has been defined as that body of knowledge dealing with the relationship of diet to health, then the traditional importance of clinical nutrition is likely to assume increasingly greater significance in the practice of medicine during the decades immediately ahead. The overwhelming consensus of numerous responsible agencies is that famine is a virtual certainty for large segments of the world population. Estimates vary as to the time at which the impact may be felt in the United States, some being as early as 1974. However, there seems to be no questioning the inevitability of mass starvation on the
BUTTERWORTH CE. Nutrition and the Practice of Medicine, 1975. Ann Intern Med. ;68:486–488. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-68-2-486
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1968;68(2):486-488.
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