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The Man Who Discovered Thiamin

Kia17
Kia17

“In the mid-1800s, a strange sickness was devastating parts of Southeast Asia. Known as beriberi, it began with intense swelling of the legs and feet and a general sense of numbness, especially in the extremities. Victims developed a distinctive gait, lifting their knees high in the air and swinging their legs forward so that their drooping toes wouldn’t catch on the ground.”

slate.com/articles/health_a...

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thank you Kia, Very interesting also the comment to follow on vitamin B3.

And yet we still continue to alter our food, removing the nutritional germ from wheat kernels, and fat from dairy products, and pasteurizing fermented foods.

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