How an investigation into a skin disease in the American Deep South revealed the true value of a healthy diet - and what happens when you don't consume enough vitamins.
- A lack of specific vitamins can cause serious disease.
- Our diet only requires small amounts of vitamins but they have huge effects on health.
- Dr Joseph Goldberger discovered that Pellagra was caused by vitamin B3 deficiency not germs.
- Vitamin B3 is added to many commercial foods today.
Although vitamins are only needed in our diets in small amounts, they have a huge effect on our health.
If you don't get the right amounts of just one specific vitamin, it's enough to cause serious disease.
A lack of vitamin C found in citrus fruits like oranges can lead to ...
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