Elsie Widdowson

Physician, Author

1906 – 2000

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Who was Elsie Widdowson?

Elsie Widdowson CH CBE FRS, was a British dietitian. She and Dr Robert McCance were responsible for overseeing the government-mandated addition of vitamins to food and war-time rationing in Britain during World War II.

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Born
Oct 21, 1906
London
Also known as
  • Elsie M. Widdowson
Nationality
  • United Kingdom
Profession
Education
  • Imperial College London
Died
Jun 14, 2000
Cambridge

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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