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Concept: The Hobbit


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.

Concepts: Vitamin D, Vitamins, Literature, Fantasy, Fantasy literature, The Hobbit, J. R. R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings film trilogy