Автор: Frances R. Frankenburg
Название: Vitamin Discoveries and Disasters: History, Science, and Controversies
Размер: 90,1 Мб
In 1747, Dr. James Lind discovered that adding citrus fruit to the diet of British sailors helped prevent scurvy. It wasnt until the 20th century that researchers identified the crucial disease-fighter as vitamin C and generally accepted that vitamin deficiencies were the root cause of a number of major diseases.