Book Description

A primer to teach children in India how to eat and live well, which is actually very pertinent to children everywhere today. The coloured fold out frontispiece depicts a food star showing the component parts of food needed by the body for its proper nourishment, growth, repair, health and work. Robert McCarrison (1878-1960) was a Northern Ireland physician and nutritionist in the Indian Medical Service. He was a pioneer in nutrition research and the effects of dietary deficiencies, working also on the newly discovered vitamins. He demonstrated how many common diseases increasingly prevalent in industrial societies were caused by diets high in processed food.
Dealer Notes
Scarce early edition
Author McCARRISON Robert
Date 1931, 3rd edition
Binding Original blue card covers, red spine; 18cm
Publisher Macmillan, Madras
Condition Very good condition, covers slightly blistered, light age tanning to pages and covers
Pages col. frontis., viii, 115, [8]

Price: £80.00

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