V. P. SYDENSTRICKER, M.D., F.A.C.P.
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Good nutrition depends not only on the intake of sufficient amounts of all the substances required for normal metabolic processes but also on their adequate absorption, storage and utilization. In the case of most of the vitamins it is probable that optimal intake varies with the demands of the body for energy production, repair or growth. The requirements for some members of the B group are definitely dependent on the composition of the diet and it is likely that there are interrelations or synergistic reactions between vitamins which further condition the requirements.1, 2, 3, 4
The development of avitaminosis is
SYDENSTRICKER VP. THE SYNDROME OF MULTIPLE VITAMIN DEFICIENCY*. Ann Intern Med. 1941;15:45–51. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-15-1-45
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1941;15(1):45-51.
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