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Malabsorption syndromes

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Malnutrition

Malnutrition is a serious condition that develops when someone doesn’t have enough nutrients for their body’s needs. Find out here who is at risk of malnutrition.

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Magnesium deficiency

Magnesium deficiency is when the body does not get all the magnesium it needs for health. Read more about magnesium deficiency symptoms, diagnosis and causes.

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Iodine and your health

Iodine is essential for making proteins and for the growth of your bones and nerves. Here's how to get enough iodine in your diet.

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B12 deficiencies

To maintain optimum health it's important to get enough of the right nutrients. Learn how a vitamin B12 deficiency can affect you.

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Iron deficiency

Iron is an essential mineral for our bodies and when iron levels are too low it can cause anaemia. Read about how low levels of iron can lead to health problems.

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Wernicke encephalopathy

Wernicke encephalopathy is a type of brain injury, mostly occurring in people who drink a lot of alcohol. If not treated quickly, it can lead to permanent brain damage. Learn more here.

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Vitamin A

Vitamin A is important for good vision, healthy skin and for supporting the immune system. Most Australians can get enough from eating a varied, healthy diet.

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Vitamin C

Vitamin C keeps your bones and connective tissues healthy, allows you to absorb iron and helps prevent infections. Here's how to get your recommended intake.

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Scurvy

Scurvy can affect people who do not get enough vitamin C. Learn more about the causes, symptoms and treatments, and how changes to your diet can prevent scurvy.

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