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Scurvy cases reported in Australia reveal modern diet failings
 

Scurvy cases reported in Australia reveal modern diet failings

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Diabetic patients found to have symptoms of scurvy in Sydney reported they ate few vegetables, or overcooked them, destroying vitamin C
 
www.theguardian.com
 
29 Nov 2016 - General
 
Mark Edmon Tan Scurvy is a disease associated with vitamin C which I have read in my Class 7 science text book in the chapter of vitamins. Never I heard about deficiency again. Yesterday an...
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Scurvy has long been out of the discussion in the medical field. This article hits the main point of not getting vitamin C because of food preparation. Vitamin C is heat labile and cannot tolerate high degrees of temperature. The vitamin simply gets ...
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The rare disease caused by a severe lack of vitamin C, has historically been associated with sailors making long voyages who had poor diets lacking in fresh fruit and vegetables.

Clinician-researcher Professor Jenny Gunton, Chair of Medicine...
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