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Ep. 62 Bleedin' Gums and Vitamin C Petri Dish

    • Life Sciences

We all know *about* vitamin C but... what actually IS vitamin C? And what does it even do in your body? How can being deficient in vitamin C make pirates bleed out of their gums and have their teeth fall out? Also, can vitamin C cure cancer? Find out some of this stuff, tune in!

This episode is sponsored in part by Vaer Watches, which you can visit at  https://www.vaerwatches.com/. Currently you can get 15% off with the code PODGO15, check it out!

This episode has a promo for Bald Scientist Podcast! This guy is a real legend of a scientist, and he's bringing all sorts of great science and life lessons to your ears! Check him out at https://baldscientist.com/ !

Email us at petridishpod -at- gmail.com. On twitter @dishpodcast and instagram @petridishpodcast.

References:


https://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/handle/10665/42716/9241546123.pdf
https://www.jstor.org/stable/pdf/20094480.pdf
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3145266/
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2901412
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK493187/
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK493187/
https://hekint.org/documents/sailors_scurvy-final.pdf
https://www.alcademics.com/2018/11/historical-info-about-scurvy-and-the-confusion-between-lemons-and-limes.html
https://www.mdpi.com/2072-6643/9/4/339
https://www.mdpi.com/2072-6643/9/11/1211
https://www.cochranelibrary.com/cdsr/doi/10.1002/14651858.CD000980.pub4/full
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6039380/
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5725835/
https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/2752063
https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/2761631
https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/2769467
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3725125/
https://www.mdpi.com/2072-6643/9/9/960
https://www.nature.com/articles/s41568-019-0135-7

We all know *about* vitamin C but... what actually IS vitamin C? And what does it even do in your body? How can being deficient in vitamin C make pirates bleed out of their gums and have their teeth fall out? Also, can vitamin C cure cancer? Find out some of this stuff, tune in!

This episode is sponsored in part by Vaer Watches, which you can visit at  https://www.vaerwatches.com/. Currently you can get 15% off with the code PODGO15, check it out!

This episode has a promo for Bald Scientist Podcast! This guy is a real legend of a scientist, and he's bringing all sorts of great science and life lessons to your ears! Check him out at https://baldscientist.com/ !

Email us at petridishpod -at- gmail.com. On twitter @dishpodcast and instagram @petridishpodcast.

References:


https://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/handle/10665/42716/9241546123.pdf
https://www.jstor.org/stable/pdf/20094480.pdf
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3145266/
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2901412
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK493187/
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK493187/
https://hekint.org/documents/sailors_scurvy-final.pdf
https://www.alcademics.com/2018/11/historical-info-about-scurvy-and-the-confusion-between-lemons-and-limes.html
https://www.mdpi.com/2072-6643/9/4/339
https://www.mdpi.com/2072-6643/9/11/1211
https://www.cochranelibrary.com/cdsr/doi/10.1002/14651858.CD000980.pub4/full
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6039380/
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5725835/
https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/2752063
https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/2761631
https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/2769467
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3725125/
https://www.mdpi.com/2072-6643/9/9/960
https://www.nature.com/articles/s41568-019-0135-7

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