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This little monograph, written by an expert on proteins in nutrition, is simply written and is a delightful review of the subject.
Except for a short chapter on protein reserves and a short chapter on nitrogen balance the authors avoid the more controversial topic of protein malnutrition. For example, little is said about essential amino acid requirements in terms of limits. The authors, however, supply a complete bibliography which includes 290 references to all the more important aspects of dietary proteins.
The book is well written and should be of value to anyone working in the fields of nitrogen and
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Dietary Proteins in Health and Disease.. Ann Intern Med. 1961;54:840. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-54-4-840_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1961;54(4):840.
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