Atwater: a personal tribute from the United Kingdom.

@article{Widdowson1987AtwaterAP,
  title={Atwater: a personal tribute from the United Kingdom.},
  author={ElsieM. Widdowson},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={1987},
  volume={45 5},
  pages={
          898-904
        }
}
  • E. Widdowson
  • Published 1 May 1987
  • History
  • The American journal of clinical nutrition
When Dr Nelson telephoned me and invited me to give the 1986 Atwater lecture, he told me, by way of persuading me, that I could talk about anything I liked. I replied that if I was giving a lecture in honor of Atwater, Atwater should be the cornerstone of it, and that is how it is going to be. More than 30 years ago I wrote “I think I can safely say that Atwater contributed more to our knowledge about the energy value of human foods than anyone who has ever lived, either before or since his… 
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