Dietotherapy / Three Volumes Chemistry and Physiology of Digestion Classification and Analysis of Foods
New York City, D. Appleton and Company, 1922. Hardcover. Pagination: vol. I, pp. xxvi, 816; vol. II, pp. xiii, 798; vol. III, pp. xvii, 799. 4to. Complete three volume set uniformly bound in olive green cloth, with gilt lettering to the spines. Each volume shows some light soiling and rubbing to the boards. The boards of volume I are sl. bowed, and there is evidence of exposure to moisture along the top edge of the text block, due to rippling of pages. The front hinge is cracked. The contents are clean and tight. Volume II is in better condition, with less evidence of exposure to moisture, and with tight hinges. Volume III is in about the same condition as the first volume. Overall, still a sound set in good condition. Ill.: black-&-white illustrations. This is the second revised edition. The author has 'undertaken the preparation of the present work with the purpose .. of supplying the needs of the practitioner of medicine, the dietitian, the hospital interns and medical student, as well as furnishing a reference work for the Domestic Science and Nurses' Training Schools' in the physiological and chemical processes of the digestion by the human body of various foods, and the effects which these foods have upon the human body. It 'is the outcome of nearly two decades of laboratory research and clincal investigation of the practical application of trophotherapy [e.g. the therapeutic use of foods] to the science of nutrition in both health and disease'.
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