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3 common vitamin questions

Vitamins and supplements can do a good job at boosting your immune system but getting the right information on what to use, when and what dosage can be a mission.

Vitamin drips are not 'magic bullets' Part II

In small quantities vitamins are vital for survival and good health, but in larger doses they can be quite dangerous. DietDoc explains the effects of overdosing on water-soluble vitamins.

How to read food labels

Food labels can be a confusing task but knowing what's in the food you eat can help you make better choices. Health24's dietitian explains all you need to know.

4 vitamins and nutrients you absolutely need

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To B12 or not to B12?

Celebrities swear by the energising effect of the vitamin B12 injection. A doctor examines the facts.

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