The World War II Diet That Saved Britain

When the British went to war Winston Churchill could one man with a rigorous doctrine of his own have cut through all the bureaucracies, vested interests and red tape with such speed and results. When Drummond discovered that dried eggs were being produced in California and Wisconsin he had them included in the Lend-Lease program. After the war the American Public Health Association, citing Drummond for an award, said his work was one of the greatest demonstrations in public health administration that the world has ever seen. But Drummond had a conviction and personal authority that was hard to challenge. He gained recognition by advancing the knowledge of how vitamins worked, first as a pupil of a Polish biochemist, Casimir …