Medicine: Vitamins in the Vittles

The word vitamins these days is in everybody's mouth, but not the vitamins themselves. U.S. workmen, as a class, do not get enough. The first hardheaded, scientific program for giving U.S. workers enough vitamins appeared in a little booklet published by the National Research Council last fortnight ( The Food and Nutrition of Industrial Workers in Wartime). The booklet would make interesting reading for two kinds of people, neither of whom sufficiently appreciates the merits of fresh fruits, meats and vegetables: housewives who pack lunch pails and the factory managers who install cafeterias....

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