Monday, August 19, 2019

Why Scurvy Shouldn't Exist

Scurvy is a deficiency disease, suffered by those who don't get enough vitamin C. But at one time in our evolution, humans could manufacture our own vitamin C in our bodies, sort of like how we make our own vitamin D. But somewhere along the way, we lost this ability, and had to learn to seek out vitamin C the hard way. (via Digg)

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