History of Vitamins: Why Mainstream Rails Against Them as “Quackery” (WATCH)
(Era of Wisdom) In 1912, the theory of vitamins was spearheaded by Polish biochemist Casimir Funk. He published a paper proposing the existence of four vitamins: “one preventing beriberi (“antiberiberi”); one preventing scurvy (“antiscorbutic”); one preventing pellagra (“antipellagric”); and one preventing rickets (“antirachitic”).”
He put forward the hypothesis that diseases such as scurvy, pellagra, rickets, and coeliac disease could be cured by vitamins.
Because the substances contained “amine” groups, they were named “vitamins,” vital amines.
This video explores the history of vitamins in theory, and the modern assault on the knowledge of vitamins as some kind of quackery or danger, an assault coming from mainstream media, academia, science, and industry which has historically favored allopathic, pharmaceutical drugs.
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