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Iowa State University Veterinarian

Collection

Iowa State University Veterinarian Records, RS 22/6/0/9, University Archives, Special Collections Department, Iowa State University, http://www.add.lib.iastate.edu/spcl/arch/rgrp/22-6-0-9.html

Call Number

SF601 V65

Document Type

Article

Abstract

Although Hippocrates (C. 400 B.C.) ascribed certain qualities to food and founded a dietetics based on personal observations and the accumulated knowledge of the era and although Erasistratus of Julius at Alexandria (C. 300 B.C.), "father of Physiology" traced hunger to an empty stomach, little was done in actual trials to determine the digestible nutrient value of foods.

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