Hunger disease. Studies by the Jewish physicians in the Warsaw Ghetto.

  title={Hunger disease. Studies by the Jewish physicians in the Warsaw Ghetto.},
  author={Myron Winick and Martha Osnos},
  journal={Current concepts in nutrition},
Key MethodA meeting was held in Germany by top Gestapo officials, including Adolph Eichmann. This meeting was attended by some of the leading Nazi physicians. They had calculated that if the inhabitants of the ghetto received no more than 800 calories of low-protein food per day, the entire population would be dead in nine months—a simple solution for the destruction of the Jews in Nazi-occupied Poland. Thus hunger and starvation were universal throughout the ghetto.Expand
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