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Why women need iodine – and how to get more of it (hint: ice cream)

More than 4 in 10 women could be deficient in iodine, a mineral needed in pregnancy for healthy brain development in babies, reports the University of Sydney.

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B12 deficiencies

Links to trusted information about B12 deficiencies.

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Vitamin D deficiency

Trusted information on vitamin D deficiency including what vitamin D does, sources of vitamin D, effects, treatment, plus links to trusted resources.

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Vitamin C

Vitamin C is important for your health and is gained from what you eat and drink each day. Learn about the sources of vitamin C and its recommended intake and vitamin C deficiency.

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Vitamin B

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.

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Vitamin A

Vitamin A is important for your health and is gained from what you eat and drink each day. Learn about the sources of vitamin A and its recommended intake and vitamin A deficiency.

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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. Learn why you would need this test and how to understand your results.

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Folate test

Folate is an important nutrient for making normal red blood cells and for repairing nerve tissue in the body. The folate test checks whether you have enough folate in your blood.

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Vitamin B12 test

Vitamin B12, also known as cobalamin, helps make and repair blood cells and is needed so that nerves can function properly. Find out more about vitamin B12 tests on our partner pages.

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Low testosterone

Your testosterone levels can vary depending on your gender, age and health. Learn more about low testosterone, and possible causes and symptoms of low testosterone.

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