Good for institutions, dietetics courses, child welfare groups, etc. rather than for the individual or the layman, though parents, anxious to supplement the pediatrician's guidance will find it has useful data. Of nature and nurture, as the possibilities of the effects of nourishment on children's destiny is explored. Explanation of food values, of digestive reactions, of energy producing foods, body building foods, body protective foods, of the optimum nutrients for health and development. Essential foods, vitamins, allergies, feeding habits, diets, menus.