Dietary Studies in Great Britain


    THE lecture theatre at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine was well filled for the second part of the conference arranged by the Nutrition Society on “Budgetary and Dietary Surveys of Families and Individuals” held on May 20; and it remained full, practically to capacity, until the end. That there is an extraordinary and intense interest in the problems of nutrition, awakened largely as the result of the War, but drawing on the experience of those trained in nutritional problems during the War of 1914–18 and since, was manifest. Every paper was followed with close attention, though humour, conscious or unconscious—one member spoke of his “cooked figures”—received its reward.

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    Dietary Studies in Great Britain. Nature 154, 202–204 (1944) doi:10.1038/154202a0

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