Talk by Henry Oakeley, Royal College of Physicians
Scurvy killed 2 million British sailors, due to Vitamin C deficiency, from a diet without fruit or vegetables. Find out how Vitamin C works, the military and naval catastrophes, and the orange and lemon cure – repeatedly ignored until the discovery of Vitamin C in 1928.
No booking necessary.
Members Free/£5 non-members.
Where: South London Botanical Institute, 323 Norwood Road, SE24 9AQ
When: Tuesday 29 January 2019 (7-9pm)
Lots of other events also throughout the year: http://www.slbi.org.uk/events/
Tuesday, January 29, 2019