Vitamin portada

The discovery of vitamins

By ele77
  • Disease in poor people

    Disease in poor people
    If Christiaan Eijkman hadn't put in charge of investigating the cause of terrible disease found mainly among the poor, it would not have passed to that other scientists were investigating further on about deficiencies in nutrientes and special factors (vitamins).
  • second disease: Beri-beri

    second disease: Beri-beri
    If the english scientist, Dr William Fletcher, hadn't researched the causes of the disease Beri-beri, it wouldn't have started the research of special nutrients
  • Factors important to Health

    Factors important to Health
    If Frederick Gowland Hopkins, english biochemist, hadn't discovered that certain food factors were important to health, the people wouldn't have worried in the form about feeding in this epoch.
  • Brown rice

    Brown rice
    If the substance in unpolished rice hadn't been used in an investigation, Cashmir funk wouldn't have realized that it was a substance vital to proper body function
  • Cashmir Funk and frederick Gowland working together

    Cashmir Funk and frederick Gowland working together
    If the Polish scientist Cashmir Funk hadn’t worked together frederick Gowland, it would have passed many years in the development of the investigation of vitamins
  • study of margarine

     study of margarine
    If Hopkins, during World War I, hadn't studied the nutritional value of margarine, it would not have been known that the margarine lacked vitamins A and D.
  • Vitamin B

    Vitamin B
    If Casimir Funk in 1911 hadn't discovered the indications of the vitamin B, three years after Elmer V. McCollum wouldn't have designed the ‘water soluble B’
  • Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

    Nobel Prize in  Physiology or Medicine
    If the development of the vitamins hadn't been success, the Nobel Committee wouldn't have decided to award Eijkman the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
  • Vitamin C

    Vitamin C
    If theprocess for protein synthesis hadn't been research by Dr. Tadeusz Reichstein, it wouldn't have allowed that vitamin C was the first vitamin synthesized artificially.
  • The discovery of most vitamins

    The discovery of most vitamins
    If many more discoveries had not been realized In the 1930s ( in the world of biochemical nutrition), it wouldn't allowed that the vitamins were discovered, named and classified like for example the vitamin B3, vitamin B5, vitamin B9, the Coenzyme Q10, etc