Protein and Energy: A Study of Changing Ideas in Nutrition

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Cambridge University Press, May 27, 1994 - Health & Fitness - 280 pages
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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Contents

Nutrition in the Light of the New Chemistry
23
Protein Discovered and Enthroned 18381845
40
Things Fall Apart 18461875
55
low income families
63
Vegetarian Philosophies and Voits Standards
85
Chittenden versus the U S Establishment 18831912
100
Vitamins and Amino Acids 19101950
119
Protein Deficiency as a Third World Problem
145
International Efforts to Produce HighProtein
161
Reappraisals of the Third World Problem 19551990
180
In Retrospect
219
Chemical Structures of Amino Acids
236
Protein efficiency ratios of four materials
240
Calculations of Amino Acid Balance
245
Index
271
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