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Old 08-14-2017, 12:15 PM
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Originally Posted by Filbert View Post
So... would it be possible to extract enough vitamin C to stave off scurvy from the ship's rats?
Mmmmmmm -- fresh-squeezed rat juice!


I suspect Vitamin C doesn't get stored in some useful place from which it can be easily extracted. Still, what do I know. The Learned Master commented on how Eskimos obtain vitamin C from the animals they killed:

http://www.straightdope.com/columns/...hey-get-scurvy