Chapter 1. Historical Events Leading to the Establishment of Vitamins

  1. G.F.M. Ball

Published Online: 25 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774571.ch1

Vitamins: Their Role in the Human Body

Vitamins: Their Role in the Human Body

How to Cite

Ball, G.F.M. (2008) Historical Events Leading to the Establishment of Vitamins, in Vitamins: Their Role in the Human Body, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470774571.ch1

Author Information

  1. Consultant, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 NOV 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632064786

Online ISBN: 9780470774571

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Keywords:

  • vitamins;
  • beriberi;
  • rickets;
  • epidemics;
  • xerophthalmia

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Early Studies of Nutritionally Related Diseases

  • Experiments on Formulated Diets

  • Naming of the Vitamins

  • Further Reading

  • References