The treatment of obesity by starvation and semi-starvation

Part of the Current Status of Modern Therapy book series (CSMT, volume 2)


Complete starvation has been a subject of considerable interest to the academic scientist for many years1, dating back at least to the classic experiments of Folin and Denis in 1915. The experimental work up to 1950 was extensive enough to justify a two-volume treatise2, and the subject still forms a major interest in research on the ‘dietary’ control of obesity.


Serum Uric Acid Recommended Dietary Allowance Nitrogen Excretion Recommended Daily Allowance Formula Diet 
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