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In the late 1940s, a group was established to assess the nutrition of the Allies' armed forces (Interdepartmental Committee on Nutrition for National Defense—later "Development" replaced "Defense"). Those of us taking part in surveys sponsored by the committee in various parts of the world followed a manual on nutritional assessment that had been developed at the end of World War II for determining the food requirements of civilians in Germany and Austria. Some of those methods, based on clinical study of overt deficiencies, are not very different from those recommended by Selhub and Rosenberg in their brief but clear chapter
Nutritional Assessment.. Ann Intern Med. ;101:577. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-101-4-577_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1984;101(4):577.
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