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Vitamin C, Curbing The Scurvy by k Patient Expert has been studied in treatment against AIDS, cancer, glaucoma and even autism. Vitamin C deficiency can cause Scurvy... using lime juice to prevent scurvy with the vitamin C in citric acids. It’s also been said that smokers...
The Glacially-Slow Conquest of Scurvy And Its Relevance to Modern Life by Seth Roberts .. Doctor of Philosophy Scurvy is a disease of civilization because you need civilization to make long ocean... were far less likely to get scurvy.  In 1747, James Lind, a doctor, compared six purported cures for scurvy...
I Hope My Child Has Scurvy by Ashley's Mom Patient Expert What? Does that sound strange to you? Strange that I really hope that Ashley has scurvy... is scurvy. Yes, the disease of 17th and 18th century sailors making their way across the oceans...
The Birthday Boy Named Scurvy Dog by Jenn Patient Expert The birthday boy has gone by many names . This year he was Uncle Bobby, aka the “Scurvy Dog...)! She also whipped up a batch of cupcakes for the birthday boy. We sang, we cheered – and the Scurvy Dog...
Progress Announced in Scurvy Research by Seth Roberts .. Doctor of Philosophy Scurvy Institute (NSI) recently convened a 5-day conference to assess progress in the War on Scurvy..., NIH (National Institute of Health) and ASS (American Scurvy Society) have spent over $30 billion...
Ahoy, Ye Scurvy Scalawags! by Rational Jenn Healthy Living Professional You'd better believe that I'm going to be talking like a pirate at the TSA security guard peopleguy station--or maybe they don't have a sense of humor about that sort of thing? Hmmmm....think I'll stick with my previous
A Study in Scarlet by Gena Patient Expert Allow me to geek out for a moment: this week in Biochem, we learned about scurvy... in centuries past were susceptible to scurvy, since they had little access to fresh fruits or vegetables...
Get Those Creative Juices Flowing by Tara Robertson Patient ExpertFacebook I have the flu. Or the plague. Or scurvy. Or something equally unpleasant that has made me rather useless for the past several days. While I have been spending my days dragging myself from my bed...
If we want children to eat more healthily, it’s best to explain why by Dr. John B. Medical Doctor I read this week about concerns that, in the UK, conditions such as scurvy and rickets are on the way back as a result of dietary deficiencies. A shift in the diet away from nutritious fare...
can trigger a degree of rebound scurvy if stopped suddenly after long use. OTOH, aspirin can become truly...

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Introduction Scurvy is the term for a severe vitamin C (ascorbic acid) defici ... » Read on
Prevention ... A diet adequate in vitamin C will prevent the development of scurvy. A moderate intake of fruit and vegetables will provid ... » Read on