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STUDIES OF INFANT FEEDING. X.

STUDIES OF INFANT FEEDING. X. INTRODUCTION It is a fact well recognized by pediatrists that the digestion and absorption or nonabsorption of fats is probably the source of a greater part of the troubles encountered with bottle fed infants who receive cow's milk in some modification. Frequent examinations of infants' stools to detect the presence of fats and soaps, and great care taken to prevent the continued presence of an excess of soaps in the stools, are common routines in many hospitals. Many cases of so-called "infantile atrophy" and most cases of "fat intolerance" apparently show abnormalities with respect to fat metabolism and their general condition can be improved by withholding fats to some extent. While such cases have generally been considered to show abnormalities in their metabolism of fats, a study of them soon convinced us that the trouble is one due to a faulty feeding, for any modification of cow's milk which gives http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png American journal of diseases of children American Medical Association

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American Medical Association
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Copyright © 1918 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.
ISSN
0096-8994
eISSN
1538-3628
DOI
10.1001/archpedi.1918.04110240026002
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Abstract

INTRODUCTION It is a fact well recognized by pediatrists that the digestion and absorption or nonabsorption of fats is probably the source of a greater part of the troubles encountered with bottle fed infants who receive cow's milk in some modification. Frequent examinations of infants' stools to detect the presence of fats and soaps, and great care taken to prevent the continued presence of an excess of soaps in the stools, are common routines in many hospitals. Many cases of so-called "infantile atrophy" and most cases of "fat intolerance" apparently show abnormalities with respect to fat metabolism and their general condition can be improved by withholding fats to some extent. While such cases have generally been considered to show abnormalities in their metabolism of fats, a study of them soon convinced us that the trouble is one due to a faulty feeding, for any modification of cow's milk which gives

Journal

American journal of diseases of childrenAmerican Medical Association

Published: Jun 1, 1918

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