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For many years now, nutritional issues have received extensive coverage in the popular press as a result of public interest. This coverage has taken the form of sound advice for those interested in good health or the treatment of disease, along with fad diets of dubious nutritional value. It is to the family and primary care practitioners that the patient may come for clarification. Indeed, a century ago the physician had little else to offer but dietary advice, and the public still believes that expertise in this area is a major part of the physician's stock-in-trade. Today, however, physicians who
Nutrition for Family and Primary Care Practitioners.. Ann Intern Med. 1986;104:902. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-104-6-902_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1986;104(6):902.
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