April 5, 2009

Starvation Study

Posted in Journal tagged , , , at 12:33 pm by Jenn

It’s days like today that I wish my grandmother were still alive so that I could ask her questions, pick her brain about what she remembers about a certain time period or subject.

This week’s lecture in my Advanced Nutrition class is on starvation.  It’s a subject that I’ve read, lots and lots about, but today I read more about the “Starvation Study” that took place in the US during WW II.  I find this study to be facscinating, and being a real geek I’ll probably read more of the actual research but for now this piece from American Radio Works gives some great background information on the topic.

Now for me, back to the lecture and note taking.


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