What is Casimir Funk Best Known For?

He formulated the concept of VITAMINS

Casimir Funk coined "Vitamines" in 1912

Casimir Funk was a Polish biochemist who discovered Vitamin B1 (thiamine)

He became a naturalized American citizen for his contributions to nutrition

He conducted the majority of his vitamin research in Berlin, Germany

Casimir Funk linked diseases like scurvy to vitamin deficiency in 1912

Today Casimir Funk is celebrated as the father of vitamin therapy.