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Can scurvy be prevented?

You can prevent scurvy by having enough vitamin C in the diet. It is best to eat plenty of fresh fruit and vegetables, as they not only contain vitamin C, but many other nutrients to keep you healthy. Vitamin C supplements are also available if you are not getting enough in your diet.

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Author: Jonathan Meddings BMedLabSc (Hons)
First answered: 02 Oct 2014
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
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