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327 pages, A vintage on researches in India via McCARRISON, Sir Robert (1878-1960) Director of the dietary examine Laboratories at Coonoor in India who pioneered reports on food and crucial foodstuff elements and played classical examine on goiter and iodine deficiency. He defined the three-day Chitral fever of the Blue Mountains or Nilgri (6000 ft above sea point) in India. He proved that the sand fly was once the reason for phlebotomus fever in 1903. Introductory essays by means of McCOLLUM, Elmer Verner (1879-1967) American biochemist from citadel Scott, Kansas and assistant professor on the college of Wisconsin whilst he gave the 1st description of accent nutrients issue and stumbled on diet A in 1913. He was once appointed professor of biochemistry on the tuition of Hygiene at Johns Hopkins college in 1917 and detected the rickets-preventing issue, diet D, in cod liver oil in 1922. He released Chemistry for clinical scholars (1916), The more moderen wisdom of meals (1918), the yank domestic nutrition (1918), and A background of nutrients (1957).

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