Therefore we must obtain vitamin C through our diet. Scurvy also called vitamin C deficiency one of the oldest-known nutritional disorders of humankind caused by a dietary lack of vitamin C ascorbic acid a nutrient found in many fresh fruits and vegetables particularly the citrus fruits. Kolagen merupakan protein yang terdapat di berbagai jaringan tubuh seperti kulit tulang dan pembuluh darah.
An illness of the body tissues that is caused by not having enough vitamin C 2. Scurvy is a disease which occurs due to the lack of vitamin C in your diet. Vitamin C is important in the formation of collagen an element of normal tissues and any deficiency.
Scurvy is a state of dietary deficiency of vitamin C ascorbic acid. The human body lacks the ability to synthesize and make vitamin C and therefore depends on exogenous dietary sources to meet vitamin C needsThe bodys pool of vitamin C can be depleted in 1-3 months. It was common in the past among long-distance sailors because they didnt eat enough fruit and vegetables.
Historically it was never a common disease.