CHEM 181 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Castor Oil, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Christiaan Eijkman

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CHEM 181 Full Course Notes
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Nutrients needed in small amount to prevent de ciency diseases. A balanced diet contains all the vitamins in required amounts. Fat soluble : a, d, e, k. Water soluble : b1, b2, b3, b5, b6, b7, b9, b12, c. Took a dog and fed it nothing but sugar => the dog died on the 32nd day of the experiment. He thus asked himself if there is a single food that can sustain life -> they thought about bone broth because it was cheap, readily available. Today we know that bone broth is gelatin leaching out of the bone. Gelatin commission -> looks at gelatin and whether or not it can sustain life alone => no ! There is nothing wrong with it but it is just very low in vitamins. From sinhalese (sri lanka) = i cannot i cannot . With this disease, these people can"t do anything.