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Low FODMAP diets

A low FODMAP diet reduces certain types of sugar that are fermented in your gut to reduce tummy pain and discomfort. Learn more about FODMAPs here.

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Glycaemic index (GI)

The glycaemic index (GI) is a ranking of carbohydrate foods based on their immediate effect on blood glucose (blood sugar) levels. Learn more here.

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Carbohydrates are an important part of a balanced diet. Learn more about healthy carbohydrates and the glycaemic index (GI).

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How to read food labels

Food labels contain detailed nutrition information about packaged foods. Learn how to make informed decisions when shopping for food for your family.

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Iron deficiency

Iron is an essential mineral for your body. Low iron levels can cause anaemia. Read about how iron deficiency can lead to health problems.

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

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Ketogenic diet

A ketogenic or 'keto' diet is very low in carbohydrates. It is sometimes used as a complementary treatment — like for epilepsy in children.

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Arsenic is a naturally occurring chemical found in water, food and soil that is toxic when someone is exposed to a significant amount.

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Learn more about both natural and added sugars, sweet substitutes and how to reduce your intake to help prevent conditions such as obesity.

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Lactose intolerance

Lactose intolerance is the inability to digest lactose, or milk sugar. Learn more about treatment, symptoms and tests for lactose intolerance.

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