For the Latter-day Saints pioneers, scurvy was an unexpected infliction brought on by poverty and inadequate resources. George A. Smith spent the rest of his life encouraging others, especially children, to eat a healthy diet with many vegetables and fruits. For all of his contributions, the city of St. George, Utah, bears his name as a lasting eulogy to the pioneers' beloved Potato Saint.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
- Nutrition and Dietetics