Perspectives on history: military dietetics in Europe during World War I.

  title={Perspectives on history: military dietetics in Europe during World War I.},
  author={P. A. Hodges},
  journal={Journal of the American Dietetic Association},
  volume={93 8},
  • P. A. Hodges
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  • Medicine
  • The histories of dietetics and the US military have been intertwined since the late 19th century. Born in the turbulent year of 1917 in an effort to make significant contributions to the United States as it prepared to enter World War I, The American Dietetic Association rapidly became a viable organization of dedicated, professional women who were committed to improving the nutritional health of the nation. Even before the organization was formed, however, dietitians were needed by the… CONTINUE READING

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