Vitamins and minerals explained
Vitamins and minerals are necessary for the healthy functioning of our bodies. A balanced diet will meet most of your needs by the foods you eat.
Vitamins and minerals
Find out about the vitamins and minerals that are essential for your health, where you can find them and when you may need to take supplements.
Vitamin B and your health
The B vitamins are a group of vitamins needed for good health. Learn about what the B vitamins do, what foods have them and vitamin B deficiencies.
Vitamin B12 test
Find out why you might need a Vitamin B12 blood test. Vitamin B12 is also called cobalamin or VitB12. Vitamin B12 can be low in vegetarians.
Foods high in vitamin B
Vitamin B helps your body function better, and plays a vital role in your body’s cellular processes. Each type of vitamin B has a different but critical role in keeping you healthy — find out what foods are high in vitamin B here.
Vitamin A deficiency
Vitamin A deficiency is often preventable in developed countries like Australia. Learn about the symptoms, causes and how to ensure you get enough vitamin A.
Vitamin C deficiency
Vitamin C deficiency is rare in Australia where fresh produce is generally readily available. Vitamin C deficiencies are largely preventable - learn how here.
Foods high in vitamin C
Vitamin C is an essential nutrient. Fruits and vegetables are the best source of vitamin C. Here's how to maintain a balanced diet.
Vitamin D deficiency
Vitamin D deficiency occurs when your body doesn’t get enough vitamin D to function well. Learn about the symptoms, who's at risk and how to get enough vitamin D.
Vitamin K deficiency
Vitamin K deficiency can stop your blood from clotting properly and weaken your bones. Read more about how to prevent and treat vitamin K deficiency.