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The hobbit - an unexpected deficiency

The Medical journal of Australia | 18 Dec 2013

JA Hopkinson and NS Hopkinson
Abstract
Vitamin D has been proposed to have beneficial effects in a wide range of contexts. We investigate the hypothesis that vitamin D deficiency, caused by both aversion to sunlight and unwholesome diet, could also be a significant contributor to the triumph of good over evil in fantasy literature.
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Vitamins, The Lord of the Rings film trilogy, Fantasy, Literature, J. R. R. Tolkien, The Hobbit, Vitamin D, Fantasy literature
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