Scurvy and vitamin C

A review paper from Harvard on all possible aspects of scurvy and the underlying vitamin C deficiency: “Today, vitamin C deficiency and scurvy are rare because of easy access to fresh fruits and vegetables, vitamin fortification of processed foods and beverages, and vitamin supplements. However, most cases of scurvy in the United States still sometimes occur in poor urban dwellers, alcoholics, and the elderly.”

Scurvy and Vitamin C

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