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Vitamins

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Vitamin B

Vitamins naturally occur in food and are needed in very small amounts for various bodily functions such as energy production and making red blood cells. There are 13 vitamins that our body needs, eight of which make up the B-group (or B-complex) vitamins.

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Vitamin D and vitamin D deficiency | Raising Children Network

Vitamin D helps bones grow, develop and stay strong. If youre worried you or your children have a vitamin D deficiency, read this article for what to do.

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Vitamins and nutrition in pregnancy

Information on pregnancy vitamins and minerals including iron, folate, iodine, zinc, vitamin D and C, supplements, plus links to trusted resources.

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Vitamins - common misconceptions

There are many misconceptions about vitamins and the health benefits they offer. Vitamins play an important role in keeping the body healthy. However, taking large doses of certain vitamins can actually be harmful. For most people, it is best to get the vitamins our bodies need from eating a variety of healthy, unprocessed foods rather than by taking supplements.

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Vitamin D - Cancer Council Australia

What is vitamin D? How much sun do we need to maintain our vitamin D levels? Find information on vitamin D, including vitamin D deficiency.

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Vitamin D - BluePages

Find out if Vitamin D is likely to help.

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Vitamin D | Osteoporosis Australia

For most Australians, the main source of vitamin D is from exposure to sunlight. Vitamin D is produced when our skin is exposed to ultraviolet B (UVB) light from the sun. The amount of sun exposure required to produce adequate levels of vitamin D is relatively low.

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Kids' Health - Topics - Water soluble vitamins

This topic is about vitamin C and the B group vitamins - the water soluble vitamins. You can find out about the fat soluble vitamins - A, D, E and K in the topic 'More about vitamins'.

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Vitamin A Capsules - myDr.com.au

Vitamin A Capsules - Consumer Medicines Information leaflets of prescription and over-the-counter medicines

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Vitamins B6, B9 (Folate), B12 - BluePages

Find out if Vitamins B6, B9 (Folate), B12 are likely to help.

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