Science: For the Starving

While the Nazis were systematically starving their captives. Allied chemists perfected a special restorative food for humans who are so starved that they cannot digest ordinary fare. The food, of powdered amino acids, is made from milk, meat, eggs, beans and fish, and is called protein hydrolysate. It may be taken in solution either by mouth or by vein. A six-ton shipment, made in the U.S., was on the way to The Netherlands last week.


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