1917 Journal of the American Medical Association  
equilibrium given is that with the decrease in body weight there is a relatively greater decrease of the active cell substance. Evidently, any procedure which lessens the quantity of metabolizing tissues in the body may decrease the amount of energy required. An emaciated individual who is in good health will invariably exhibit a dimin¬
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