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Healthy eating

Get healthy eating tips and advice, such as good food swaps, how to follow a balanced diet and how to reduce your sugar intake.

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Potassium

Potassium is a mineral and electrolyte found in foods such as bananas, which helps nerves and muscles function. Both high and low potassium levels can be dangerous.

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Dietary supplements

Also called food supplements or vitamin pills, dietary supplements may fill any nutritional gaps in your diet. But most people don’t need them.

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Vitamin B deficiency

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

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Kilojoules

Kilojoules are the way to measure both the energy in food and drink, and the energy the body uses. Find out more about kilojoules and how many you need.

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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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A balanced diet

A guide to getting the right portions of the 5 food groups — whether you're male, female, a child, an older person or breastfeeding.

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How to meet your iron needs - infographic

Need help getting enough iron? Check out this infographic to ensure you get an adequate iron intake with a balanced diet.

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Vitamin B12 test

This test measures the amount of vitamin B12, also known as cobalamin, in your blood.

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Potassium deficiency

Potassium is a mineral and electrolyte, found in foods such as bananas, that helps nerves and muscles function. Both high and low potassium levels can be dangerous.

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