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Foods high in vitamin D

Vitamin D is essential for your body to absorb calcium properly and for healthy bones and muscles. Most vitamin D comes from sunlight, but it is also found in some foods. Learn here how to get enough vitamin D.

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Vitamin D deficiency

Learn the benefits of maintaining healthy vitamin D levels and when to get tested.

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Vitamin D test

Vitamin D deficiency is common in Australians, so your doctor may ask you to take a test as part of your general check up.

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Rickets

Rickets is a bone disease, usually a result of low vitamin D levels, that causes soft and weak bones. It occurs in children and, occasionally, teenagers.

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Osteoporosis prevention

Although your genes determine your potential height and the strength of your skeleton, lifestyle factors such as diet and exercise can influence how healthy your bones are. Find out about prevention of osteoporosis.

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Sunburn

All people are at risk of sunburn, and young children can get seriously burnt in less than 30 minutes. Here's how to avoid and treat sunburn.

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Calcium

Calcium is needed for strong bones, the prevention of osteoporosis and more. Find out how much you need and what are some good sources of calcium.

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The 5 biggest sunscreen mistakes people make

Around 2.7 million Australians get sunburnt every weekend, according to the Cancer Council. Here are the biggest mistakes people make using sunscreen.

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Healthy bones

Follow these steps to help keep your bones healthy.

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Healthy eating over 60

Your body changes over time. Here's what to eat, how to maintain your appetite and stay well as you get older.

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