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Healthy eating

Healthy eating tips and topics, such as vegetarian food, healthy food swaps and how to eat a balanced diet, among others.

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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 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. Learn more here.

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Iodine

Iodine is essential for making proteins and the growth of your bones and nerves. Learn more about what you get in iodine and how much you need.

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Folate test

Folate is an important nutrient for making normal red blood cells. The folate test checks whether you have enough folate in your blood.

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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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Food supplements

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

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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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Healthy food swaps

Eating fewer foods that are high in calories, fat, salt and sugars, and swapping them for something healthier is a great way to maintain a healthy lifestyle.

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How to read food labels

Food labels contain detailed information about the contents of food we buy and can help us make informed decisions about our diet and healthy eating choices.

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