Fun Fact: Limes On Ships

Fun facts about limes

The lack of Vitamin C often will cause the disease scurvy, especially for sailors at sea. 19th century British sailors were given limes to prevent scurvy. While lemons have more Vitamin C, limes were easier to get.

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