Volumes in this series consist of exceptionally thorough reviews on topics selected as either fundamental to improved understanding of human and animal nutrition, useful in resolving present controversies, or relevant to problems of social and preventive medicine that depend for their solution on progress in nutrition.  Many of the individual articles have been judged as among the most comprehensive reviews ever published on the given topic.  Since the first volume appeared in 1959, the series has earned repeated praise for the quality of its scholarship and the reputation of its authors.  World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics