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  1. photo Apple cider vinegar benefits hair, skin and teethApple cider vinegar benefits hair, skin and teethNews
    from scurvy. Even the feared samurai warriors of Japan often relied upon apple cider vinegar to maintain their strength and stamina.Despite its considerable medicinal uses, however, apple cider vinegarRead more
  2. photo Antibiotics for UTI infections: Here's what works without resorting to dangerous drugsAntibiotics for UTI infections: Here's what works without resorting to dangerous drugsNews
    to flourish.Cranberries: And speaking of cranberries, Native Americans and early American settlers used them as a powerful fighter of infections in general, with the latter believing that they could help stave off scurvyRead more
  3. photo Sen. McCaskill unleashes Orwellian thought crimes attack on Doctor Oz for trying to help Americans overcome obesitySen. McCaskill unleashes Orwellian thought crimes attack on Doctor Oz for trying to help Americans overcome obesityNews
    like, "Vitamin C prevents scurvy" or "Vitamin D halts rickets?""My show is about hope," Doctor Oz said in his defense. "We've engaged millions in programs - including programs we did with the CDCRead more
  4. photo The surprising health benefits of potatoesThe surprising health benefits of potatoesNews
    aboard their vessels to prevent scurvy. A large boiled potato contains approximately 37 percent of our recommended daily intake (RDI) of vitamin C, while a large baked potato contains 48 percent of our RDIRead more
  5. photo Alfalfa's high saponin content can help prevent cardiovascular problemsAlfalfa's high saponin content can help prevent cardiovascular problemsNews
    would use it to heal individuals from scurvy and menstrual or urinary problems.Alfalfa may help reduce the development of atherosclerosisThe Pakistan Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences reportedRead more
  6. photo Vitamin C: how much do you know about this essential antioxidant?Vitamin C: how much do you know about this essential antioxidant?News
    relating to collagen deletion -- the most famous of which being scurvy (deterioration of the blood vessels). Of course, scurvy is rare nowadays, butdeficiencies (resulting in collagen deficiencies) can leadRead more
  7. photo Europe embraces healthy raw dairy by unveiling fresh milk vending machinesEurope embraces healthy raw dairy by unveiling fresh milk vending machinesNews
    Legal Defense Fund,is superior to pasteurized in the following ways:Protects against infections, diarrhea, rickets, scurvy, tooth decay and tuberculosis Children demonstrate better growth profilesRead more
  8. photo NYC allows doctors to prescribe fresh fruit and vegetables as treatment for obesity; FDA declares veggies 'unapproved drugs'NYC allows doctors to prescribe fresh fruit and vegetables as treatment for obesity; FDA declares veggies 'unapproved drugs'News
    scurvy is a dangerous criminal engaged in "drug crimes."The FDA's war on fruits, vegetables and nutritionThewebsite is full of examples of this, where the agency accuses nutrition companies of sellingRead more
  9. photo Coconuts are the 'wonder food' with a multitude of usesCoconuts are the 'wonder food' with a multitude of usesNews
    , gingivitis, gonorrhea, irregular or painful menstruation, jaundice, kidney stones, lice, malnutrition, nausea, rash, scabies, scurvy, skin infections, sore throat, swelling, syphilis, toothache, tuberculosisRead more
  10. photo Sun exposure proven therapeutic, while avoiding sun harms healthSun exposure proven therapeutic, while avoiding sun harms healthNews
    medicine. In Rome the sun treated epilepsy, paralysis, asthma, jaundice, bladder and colon diseases, and obesity. In the 1700s sunlight was used to relieve scurvy and rickets. In the late 1800s, sunlightRead more

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Scurvy

Disease

Scurvy is a disease caused by not eating enough vitamin C. People who have scurvy get spots on their skin, especially at the legs. Their teeth may loosen and fall out. They may bleed from the mouth, nose, and gums (mucous membranes). A person with scurvy will look pale and feel sad (see depression). They will not be able to move easily, because their joints hurt.In the past, sailors used to get...More