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Bashing Nutritionists The Small but Healthy Hypothesis

Bashing Nutritionists: The 'Small but Healthy?' Hypothesis Sol Chafkin DAVID SECKLER's somewhat testy presentation of his hypothesis (EPW, November 3,1984) shows unmistakable signs of "what we don't know (whether functional impairments result from chronic less-than-severe EPM, energy-protein malnutrition), won't hurt us" Acting on his hypothesis and adopting his proposed nutrition policy entail some risks and call for judgments that he has not explicitly acknowledged.

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