Protein and Energy: A Study of Changing Ideas in Nutrition
The author reviews the long-standing debate over the relative merits of a high-protein versus a low-protein diet. At a time when the concern has resurfaced that over-consumption of protein in affluent societies may damage health, this book provides a fascinating historical perspective.
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