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Does Vitamin B 17 Deficiency Really Cause Cancer?

Does Vitamin B 17 Deficiency Really Cause Cancer?

Health Awareness, Nutrition
So, let’s settle these rumors once and for all of this miracle vitamin that has allegedly been ‘curing’ cancer for years. To understand this article properly we must take into consideration the following things- Also known by the name Amygdalin, this vitamin was ‘discovered’ in the 50’s and given the name Laetrile by Ernst Krebs, Jr. who claimed that this miraculous substance could not only prevent the occurrence of cancer but also cure those who have the fatal disease. It is said to be extracted from kernels of apricots. It became famous in the 1970s when a physician was accused of using the substance to treat cancer with no medical evidence of previous trails or any reason to use it. Following this, the manufacturers of this drug went on to brand laetrile as a vitamin- evidently fa