Atwater initiative in food consumption.

  title={Atwater initiative in food consumption.},
  author={Malden C Nesheim},
  journal={The Journal of nutrition},
  volume={124 9 Suppl},
Trained as an agricultural chemist by the great German scientists of that time, Atwater applied this knowledge to understanding what people ate and the factors that effected food selection. He addressed many of the questions that are still important today. He wanted to use knowledge of food composition to help people make sound food choices within their economic constraints. In carrying out the first true dietary studies in the United States, he recognized many of the important criteria for… CONTINUE READING

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